Addiction needs to be addressed by prevention and treatment, but policy makers need skin in the game too.
“I’m not a physician. … We can diagnose and treat, but fundamentally we are taught to care.”
Dec. 19, 2019: Often-insufficient CD4 and viral load testing for women; factors affecting syphilis incidence among women with HIV; STI testing rates among people with HIV; the effect of benzodiazepines on neurocognition.
One New York-based provider who works specifically with trans and gender non-conforming patients outlines what needs to change in the health care world to get Black trans women the care they deserve.
HIV is a symptom of a larger problem. To get to the root, providers must help by addressing the many issues that come when a person doesn't have a home.
Sobering data make clear that in HIV clinics, depression screening is as important as STI screening.
In this op-ed, a group of family physicians and HIV specialists revisit the cruel reality happening at the U.S. border for people living with HIV.
Sure, it's important for some clinic staffers to have an M.S.W., M.P.H., B.S.N., Ph.D., or any other letters in the "alphabet soup" of health-related credentials. But maybe counting a caregiver's experience is just as valuable.
Nurses who care for people living with HIV wrestled with stigma around the illness at the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care conference.
Many HIV service organizations need to grow and change, and that means becoming more reflective of the communities they serve, from bottom to top. Here's some advice on how to get there.