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HIV Case Management and Social Work

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Catherine Hanssens.
Interviews

Leading With a Public Health Response to COVID-19 in Prisons and Jails

Legal groups provide pathways to reducing coronavirus spread in carceral settings.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
teleconference therapy
Features

With In-Person Counseling Banned During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Telehealth Can Be a Lifeline

Psychotherapy, as a part of comprehensive HIV care, may forever be transformed.

By Larry Buhl
pregnant check-up
Conference Coverage

Some Research on Pregnant and Postpartum Women with HIV Is Presented at CROI, But More Trials Are Needed

Pregnant people who are living with or vulnerable to HIV need to be included in clinical trials in order to close our knowledge gaps.

By Barbara Jungwirth
Amanda Lugg credit African Services Committee
Features

Here’s How HIV Service Agencies Nationwide Are Adapting to the Coronavirus Crisis

Replacing group meetings and public outreach with telehealth consults, Zoom meet-ups, and food/med curbside deliveries are all part of the solutions.

By Tim Murphy
aerial view of suburban neighborhood
Features

Housing Is Important for Seniors, People Living With HIV, and Everyone Else

Doctors contemplate the role of housing in health care as people with HIV grow older, but are often poor.

By Barbara Jungwirth
man vaping
Features

Addiction Science: What Policy Makers Need to Know

Addiction needs to be addressed by prevention and treatment, but policy makers need skin in the game too.

By Barbara Jungwirth
Dr Travell Kindall and St Thomas Community Health Center
Interviews

How One Nurse Practitioner Builds Relationships to Boost HIV Suppression

“I’m not a physician. … We can diagnose and treat, but fundamentally we are taught to care.”

By Larry Buhl
hand reaching
News

This Week in HIV Research: Where Our Reach Falls Short

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.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
doctor talking to patient
Interviews

How to Help Black Transgender Women With HIV Achieve Viral Suppression

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.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
Pedestrians walk by a homeless man as he arranges his belongings on a cart on May 17, 2019 in San Francisco, California
Conference Coverage

Tackling Homelessness Is an Important Part of HIV Care

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.

By Barbara Jungwirth