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These stories highlight people, programs, and topics to inspire and inform the Ryan White community.

  • National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
    October 2020

    Latinos represent 26% of new HIV diagnoses in the United States, but make only 18.3% of the overall population (CDC, 2020). Most new HIV cases among Latinos are among men who have sex with men, MSM; these increases are concentrated in Arizona,...

  • Housing Impact Woman in Room
    September 2020

    As described in the below HRSA infographic, people with HIV are at a much higher risk of being unstably housed or homeless than the general population. In turn, less stable housing hinders HIV viral suppression. 

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  • logo-national-gay-men-hiv-awareness
    September 2020

    Since the beginning of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, the majority of HIV cases in the United States have been among gay and bisexual men (men who have sex with men, MSM). Nearly half of Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) clients are MSM. Most are...

  • Logo: National HIV Aging Awareness
    August 2020

    The HIV population in the United States is aging. This can be seen as a sign of success as people with HIV are living longer because they are engaged in care and benefiting from effective treatments. Consider these data from the HRSA Ryan White...

  • ACE TA Center
    August 2020

    In these uncertain times, your clients may be experiencing job losses or other unexpected income or life changes. Remind your clients that they may be able to get covered or stay...

  • August 2020

    Cross-posted from HIV.gov - Day 4 Recap: 2020 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care & Treatment - August 18, 2020 - by HRSA's HIV/AIDS Bureau

    Thank you to the nearly 7,500 HIV care and treatment leaders, Health Resources and...

  • August 2020

    Cross-posted from HIV.gov - Day 3 Recap: 2020 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care & Treatment - August 14, 2020 - by HRSA's HIV/AIDS Bureau 

    Note: The HIV care innovations implemented by RWHAP clinics and providers discussed...

  • August 2020

    Cross-posted from HIV.gov - Day 2 Recap: 2020 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care & Treatment - August 13, 2020 - by HRSA's HIV/AIDS Bureau

    Note: Wednesday’s conference plenary underscored key principles of both the RWHAP and...

  • August 2020

    Cross-posted from HIV.gov - Day 1 Recap: 2020 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care & Treatment - August 12, 2020 - by HRSA's HIV/AIDS Bureau

    Note: The Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative was in the spotlight at the opening...

  • HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau Logo
    August 2020

    Cross-post from HIV.gov - HRSA Launches PLOS Special Collection Highlighting Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program’s Innovative Models of Care (8/3/20) by Laura Cheever, MD, ScM, Associate Administrator for the HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and...

  • AIDS 2020 Virtual Conference Logo
    July 2020

    A dozen sessions with involvement by HRSA staff and/or featuring agencies funded by Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) are now available for viewing (and in some cases listening) on the online platform for AIDS 2020, the Virtual 23rd...

  • Broward County Florida Get Care Treat HIV Beat HIV logo
    July 2020

    We are, it seems, settling into a somewhat new normal of virtual communications—a concept nearly synonymous with webinar distance-based interactions. It's a significant adjustment, although much of what we have come to count on to connect with...

  •  National HIV Testing Day Logo
    June 2020

    HIV testing has made great strides over the decades as most people with HIV in the U.S. know their serostatus and are in care. However, about 14% do not know their status; nearly 40% of new HIV infections are transmitted by those who are unaware...

  • Coronavirus picture
    May 2020

    In response to clinic operation curtailments during coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdowns, telehealth services have reportedly expanded across the nation, with subsequent federal support, helping to help maintain connections between patients...

  • Hep Awareness Month
    May 2020

    HIV care and treatment advances have resulted in longer life expectancy for people with HIV. In contrast, persons coinfected with HIV and untreated hepatitis C have a high risk of liver-related illness and death. Viral hepatitis progresses faster...

  • Coronavirus picture
    April 2020
    Insights from Dallas and Nashville

    “There’s nothing like urgency to make you figure things out,” said Melissa Grove, Executive Director of Dallas’ Legacy Counseling Center, Inc....

  • Transgender clients fast facts, HRSA Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program
    April 2020

    Over half a million individuals get HIV care from HRSA's Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP), of which 1.9% are transgender. The majority of RWHAP transgender clients are from racial/ethnic minority populations facing a range of challenges, from...

  • 2019 Clinical Conference Badge
    April 2020

    These times call for virtual learning. This blog presents 2019 Ryan White Clinical Conference videos and slides on PREP and STDs.

    Common PrEP Questions: A Case-Based Discussion Sexually Transmitted Infections on the Rise: Syphilis,...
  • Infographic of youth receiving services from the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program
    April 2020

    Twenty-one percent of new HIV cases in 2018 in the United States occurred among people ages 13-24 (CDC, 2020). Cases were overwhelmingly among gay/bisexual men, particularly African Americans. 

    HIV infections among U.S. youth declined 6% ...

  • 2019 Clinical Conference Badge
    March 2020

    These times call for virtual learning. This blog presents 2019 Ryan White Clinical Conference videos and slides related to HIV AND AGING:

    Inflammation and Its Role in HIV Pathogenesis and Aging Neurocognitive Disorders in HIV Renal...
  • 2019 Clinical Conference Badge
    March 2020

    These times call for virtual learning. This blog presents 2019 Ryan White Clinical Conference sessions on SPECIAL POPULATIONS AND CONDITIONS: 

    Antiretroviral Therapy and Pregnancy in 2019: Current Recommendations and Controversies...
  • 2019 Clinical Conference Badge
    March 2020

    These times call for virtual learning. Thus, we bring to your attention the videos and slides from the 2019 Ryan White Clinical Conference, held December 4-6. The below sessions focus on HIV ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY. 

    HRSA’s HIV/AIDS Bureau...
  • Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Fast Facts: American Indian/Alaska Native Clients
    March 2020

    HIV rates among American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) are lower than rates reported among most racial/ethnic groups but higher than rates among Asians and whites, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC 2019)....

  • Hepatitis C Prescriber Toolkit Map

    Although advances in HIV care and treatment result in longer life expectancy for people with HIV, those who are coinfected with HIV and hepatitis C have a high risk of liver-related illness and death.

    February 2020
  • 2019 Year in Review Image
    December 2019

    Flipping a calendar to a new year is of course very much about looking back. It's all about the highlights and the inevitable failure to mention and remember certain important events. Thus, TargetHIV offers this brief review of 2019 activities...

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