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

  • October 2019

    Latinos represent 26% of new HIV diagnoses in the United States, but make only 18.3% of the overall population (CDC, 2016). Most new HIV cases among Latinos are among men who have sex with men, MSM; these increases are concentrated in Arizona,...

  • ACE TA Center
    October 2019
    Does your organization use multiple communication channels to engage clients and community partners during Open Enrollment?

    This blog covers two areas to help maximize the reach of your Open Enrollment messaging strategy.

    Key channels for...
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    September 2019

    From the first reported HIV/AIDS cases in the United States in 1981 to the present, the majority of both HIV and AIDS cases have been among gay and bisexual men (men who have sex with men, MSM) and, disproportionately, among African American MSM...

  • 2019 Ryan White Biennial Report
    September 2019

    The latest biennial report on the work of HRSA’s Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program has been released, highlighting five RWHAP recipients. The report, Advancing Innovation to End the HIV Epidemic: 2019 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Highlights, reviews...

  • ACE TA Center
    September 2019
    Does your organization have an Open Enrollment messaging strategy for engaging clients and community partners? 

    There is still time before the Marketplace Open Enrollment begins to update your messaging strategy. This blog focuses on how to...

  • September 2019

    Nearly half of Americans with diagnosed HIV are aged 50 and older. Most contracted HIV at a younger age and are living longer because they are engaged in HIV/AIDS care and benefiting from effective treatments. However, a significant proportion...

  • End the HIV Epidemic City Map
    September 2019

    Cross-post of HIV.gov blog - By: Laura Cheever, MD, ScM, Associate Administrator for the HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - September 13, 2019

    Among the 100+...

  • USCA 2019 Logo
    September 2019

    On Thursday, September 5, the opening plenary at USCA 2019 set the early mood at the meeting: the nation is quite possibly on the path to Ending the HIV Epidemic in America. Dr. Robert Redfield, CDC Director, sat down with Joy Ann Reid of MSNBC ...

  • woman at map
    August 2019

    In this blog, we describe how academic journal articles on HRSA Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program activities have been translated into evidence-informed intervention tools, how more of these resources are on the way, and how you can find them on...

  • HIV Housing Employment Badge
    August 2019

    This issue brief provides a general overview of best practices for integrating a navigation model/intervention into a clinic or services agency, developed under the HRSA-funded The HIV, Housing, and Employment Project out of Boston University...

  • August 2019

    The HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) is highlighting data on housing instability and homelessness among Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) clients, and the relationship of housing status to viral load suppression. These markers are key components of...

  • PrEP Works
    August 2019

    PrEP, or pre-exposure prevention, has been recognized as a safe and effective approach for HIV prevention for more than five years. Federal guidelines released May 2014 (and updated in 2017) put an official stamp endorsing the use of a daily...

  • IAS Conference 2019 Badge
    July 2019

    Viral suppression among transgender women living with HIV increased over a two-year period as a result of a mix of individual and organizational interventions, according to an oral abstract of a HRSA-funded study presented July 22 at the 10th IAS...

  • Stacy Cohen at CROI 2019
    July 2019

    Re-blog from HIV.gov - Colleagues from HRSA’s HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) recently conducted an analysis of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program’s client population that is over 50 years old. We caught up with Stacy Cohen, one of the authors of the analysis...

  • June 2019

    About 15% of the people in the U.S. who have HIV do not know they are infected. That's about 162,000 individuals (or 1 out of 7 of the nation's 1.1 million people living with HIV). According to CDC, 40% of new HIV infections are transmitted by...

  • Transgender Woman
    June 2019

    HRSA's HIV/AIDS Bureau supports initiatives that focus on sexual minority communities facing challenges with HIV care engagement. Projects are designed to enhance Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) services that reach individuals and populations...

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    May 2019

    Asians and Pacific Islanders (APIs) represent just two percent (2%) of new HIV infections, although new HIV infections among API gay/bisexual men have increased dramatically in recent years. Asians comprise 1.4% of Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (...

  • Hep Awareness Month
    May 2019

    Dear Colleague:

    May is Hepatitis Awareness Month in the United States, and May 19, 2019, is Hepatitis Testing Day.  The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) has a long-standing commitment to people...

  • April 2019

    The HIV care needs of transgender clients parallel those of the broader Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) client population in that they reflect challenges faced by economically disadvantaged minorities who often must grapple with housing...

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    April 2019

    Twenty-one percent of new HIV cases in 2016 in the United States occurred among young people (ages 13-24), according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These new infections occurred overwhelmingly among gay/bisexual men...

  • March 2019

    HIV rates among American Indians and Alaska Natives 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).

    According...

  • March 2019

    Women account for nearly one fourth of people living with HIV infection in the United States (CDC data) and 26.9% of Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) clients (2017 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Annual Client-Level Data Report). Minority women...

  • February 2019
    Remarkable Improvements in Viral Suppression 

    HRSA's Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) provides services to low income individuals living with HIV who have no health care coverage (public or private), have insufficient health care coverage, or...

  • National HIV Curriculum Virus Image
    January 2019

    For several decades, delivery of state-of-the-art HIV care has been guided by treatment guidelines and training clinicians on their use through the AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETC) and other means. However, there is a growing shortage...

  • January 2019

    TargetHIV with Lauren Kettler Gold and Kelsey Holloman, Broward County Health Care Services

    There was no official (or unofficial for that matter) competition for “best poster” at HRSA's 2018 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care &...