For mental health providers treating LGBTQ people—youth in particular—the past 18 months have brought new challenges into clear focus.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, a Chicago hospital offered HIV screenings in the emergency room. Can such measures adequately address gaps along the continuum of care?
A newly launched telehealth platform offers sexual health and HIV services to communities with little or no access to care.
Four months after the approval of cabotegravir/rilpivirine, medical providers still face some tough questions about who might best benefit and how the medication might be covered.
March 4, 2021: Improving care for PLWH in transition from incarceration; long-acting PrEP's potential in Black and Latinx communities; comorbidity rates and COVID-19 risk among PLWH; how COVID lockdowns affect the HIV epidemic.
Feb. 4, 2021: STI rates among PrEP users; how Medicaid expansion affects HIV testing and PrEP rates; utilizing mental health care providers in PrEP uptake; adapting HIV care in the COVID era.
Dec. 28, 2020: The power of clinic-pharmacy collaborations; overcoming COVID-19-induced barriers to HIV care; urine testing as a PrEP adherence tool; using incarceration history in PrEP Rx assessments.
Dec. 10, 2020: Where the Ending the HIV Epidemic plan falls short; housing instability and HIV care incentives; financial wellbeing vs. health care access; San Diego's complex webs of HIV transmission.
“The message that needs to be communicated to people in power, and it needs to be communicated loud and frequently, is, ‘Look. Here’s the actual human cost of not enacting these kinds of policies. Here’s the potential benefit,’” says Aaron Richterman, M.D., M.P.H.
We spoke with Amy Killelea at NASTAD, a major national health policy advocacy organization, about the priorities she sees in January 2021 and beyond.