A dial-in hotline program in New York City has helped qualified patients access post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) at their local pharmacies, raising the possibility that remote screening methods could be an important way to bolster PEP use.
Treatment Action Group Lauds Launch of NYC Sexual Health Clinics as Hubs of Comprehensive HIV Prevention and Care
Amid growing concerns about federal government commitments to the HIV response, the New York City Department of Health is expanding the city's sexual health clinics as hubs of HIV prevention, care and treatment.
New data released for New York show that this major city with high HIV prevalence is steadily reducing the number of new infections.
Data from 2006 to 2013 in New York City show rising rates of linkage to care and viral suppression. But those who were aged 18-24, healthy or both had lower rates.
Care engagement and viral load suppression significantly improved after enrollment in an urban comprehensive HIV care coordination program.
As someone who "moves from theory to action fairly quickly," Daskalakis pledges to align resources with data, toward the goal of controlling HIV/AIDS without regard to a treatment or prevention silo.
Health Department Expands Vaccination Recommendations for Men at Greatest Risk for Contracting Meningitis
The Health Department issued new recommendations today for vaccinating against invasive meningococcal disease -- commonly known as meningitis -- after an increase in cases. Vaccinations are now advised for men, regardless of HIV status, who have had ...
Ten AIDS activists were arrested near City Hall in Manhattan on April 25 during a demonstration against the HIV/AIDS-related policies of New York City Mayor Bloomberg and Human Resources Administration Commissioner Robert Doar.
This spring, the venerated HIV/AIDS activist organization ACT UP turns the big 2-5. We spoke with prominent activist Charles King about the organization's biggest achievements, the split between the LGBT and the HIV/AIDS movements, and the future of...
Rather than overtly state his overall plan for drastically cutting the HASA caseload, it seems that HRA Commissioner Robert Doar prefers to slip major HASA policy changes out in news stories piece by piece. They're often covered up by other verbiage ...