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Navigating HIV Care: Using Navigators, Linkage Specialists and Community Health Care Workers to Improve Health Outcomes

Thursday, May 23 - 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST

April 29, 2013

HIV Care Navigation: Improve Health Equity, Decrease Health Disparities, Address Barriers to Care

Health navigation is a hot topic in HIV care as we seek to increase the number of clients who are linked to and retained in care.

This national webinar will offer best practices, lessons learned, and the challenges and opportunities in HIV care navigation in its goals to improve health equity and decrease disparities by addressing barriers to care.

Join a webinar hosted by the HIV Prevention Justice Alliance (HIV PJA) in collaboration with the Office of HIV/AIDS & Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP) in HHS.

We will share and discuss best practices on patient/client navigation as a key tool of linkage and retention strategies involving several stages of comprehensive care --- health care, mental health, housing, and employment services. The webinar will highlight the perspectives of Federal agencies, HIV prevention justice advocates, and state-level coordinators working with community health workers and linkage specialists on the frontlines of the domestic epidemic.

What: Webinar: Navigating HIV Care: Using Navigators, Linkage Specialists and Community Health Care Workers to Improve Health Outcomes

When: Thursday, May 23 - 2:00PM to 3:30PM EST / 1:00PM to 2:30PM CST / 12:00PM to 1:30PM MST / 11:00AM to 12:30PM PST

Moderator: Julie Davids, HIV Prevention Justice Alliance and AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Presenters:

  • Dr. Ron Valdiserri, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy, HHS
  • Dr. Tim Harrison, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy, HHS
  • Dr. Vignetta Charles, Senior Vice-President, AIDS United
  • Ms. Lisa J. Krull, Program & Quality Manager -- Ryan White Program, Tennessee

Register for the webinar by clicking here!




This article was provided by HIV Prevention Justice Alliance. Visit HIV Prevention Justice Alliance's website to find out more about their activities and publications.
 

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