Ending the HIV Epidemic Is a Team Effort. The New York City and State Health Departments Discuss Their Combined Work
Johanne Morne, M.S., and Oni Blackstock, M.D., sat down with TheBody to discuss their successes and their work to close the disparities gap.
Plans to expand the program to the entire state are underway.
On-demand pre-exposure prophylaxis may be best for people with episodic risk who cannot or would prefer not to take the pill every day.
New York City aims to expand PrEP and PEP access by educating more clinicians that serve women.
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.
New data released for New York show that this major city with high HIV prevalence is steadily reducing the number of new infections.
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.
New data show a 41 percent drop in deaths among black people living with HIV/AIDS between 2001 and 2010 in New York City, according to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. The department also noted that blacks account for almost...
Men Who Have Sex With Men Have a 140-Fold Higher Risk for Newly Diagnosed HIV and Syphilis Compared With Heterosexual Men in New York City
The current study describes the population of men who have sex with men in New York City, comparing MSM demographics, risk behaviors, new HIV infections, and primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis rates with those of men who have sex with women (MSW). ...
The State Department of Health is advising that some patients of Rockland Psychiatric Center be tested for blood-borne infections like HIV, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C. Last summer a patient at the center contracted hepatitis B, and DOH launched an ...