Sept. 17, 2020: HIV prevalence gaps between Latinx people and non-Latinx white people; Obamacare awareness and perceptions among HIV clinicians; the relationship between pain and HIV; cancer mortality trends among PLWH.
Research showing housing as part of public health in HIV has long been established. But now, experts are also seeing the connection to COVID-19.
LaRon Nelson, Ph.D., RN, talks about public health’s responsibility to meet this extraordinary moment.
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.
But other research links prisons themselves to mental health challenges and infectious disease outbreaks.
June 20, 2019: Housing stability and HIV viremia; how the stigma of poverty affects viral load; the best time to employ syringe services; promise for the practice of index testing.
May 9, 2019: HIV care retention and viral suppression among transgender women; heating opioid use equipment to curb HIV transmission; managing HIV outbreaks among people who are homeless; improving viral suppression among people who use substances.
Unmet subsistence needs and clinical outcomes; finding HIV treatment success alongside quality-of-life issues; the potential value of facility-level HIV care continuum data; stimulant use and viral suppression.
"The news from the USCA is that a new cohort of leaders is finding its footing," Sam Avrett writes.
Vincent Dumez founded a program that recognizes that a person's experiential knowledge gained from living with a disease is of equal importance to the healthcare professional's scientific knowledge.