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

  • api Logo
    May 2020

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

  • 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...

  • ACE Logo
    April 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...

  • 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. Facing...

  • 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 2017 in the United States occurred among people ages 13-24 (CDC, 2019). 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 Disease...
  • 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 Treating...
  • 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)....

  • RWHAP_Women_Infographic_2020
    March 2020

    Women account for 19% of new HIV diagnoses in the United States (CDC, 2017) and 26.5% of Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) clients (HRSA, 2018). Minority women comprise 84% of RWHAP female clients, of whom 62.1% are African American, 19% are...

  • 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
  • Black Awareness Day 2011
    February 2020

    Black/African American individuals comprise 47.1% of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program's (RWHAP) 531,349 clients, according to HRSA's RWHAP Annual Client-Level Data Report, 2018. Nearly three-quarters of RWHAP clients are from racial/ethnic...

  • 2019 Year in Review
    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...

  • IHAP TA Center Logo
    December 2019

    By Jamal Refuge, IHAP TAC

    The IHAP TAC the (Integrated HIV/AIDS Planning Technical Assistance Center) always looks forward to learning how jurisdictions implement their Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Plans or what innovative...

  • HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau Logo
    December 2019

    Laura W. Cheever, MD, ScM, Associate Administrator, HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau - The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Annual Client-Level Data Report, 2018 has been published. ...

  • World AIDS Day
    November 2019

    December 1, 2019 is World AIDS Day. This year's U.S. theme: Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Community by Community, which reflects the international theme, Communities Make the Difference.

    The Community Infrastructure to Help End the Epidemic...
  • project logo
    November 2019

    HRSA's HIV/AIDS Bureau has funded a number of initiatives to explore innovations in HIV care delivery. One such effort is the HIV, Housing & Employment Project, which recently released the following "issue briefs" examining innovative...

  • National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
    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...
  • logo-national-gay-men-hiv-awareness
    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 refine...

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