"Providers need to not make assumptions about what black and brown and, more generally, trans patients of color need," one study co-author said.
But other research links prisons themselves to mental health challenges and infectious disease outbreaks.
Asa Radix, M.D., M.P.H., discusses providing quality care to transgender people. It can be done.
"Being transgender is not necessarily an HIV risk factor," Joshua D. Safer, M.D., says.
"The biggest barrier to care for transgender people is a lack of knowledgeable providers," said lead author Joshua D. Safer, M.D., with Mount Sinai Medical System.
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.
Cardiorespiratory fitness and inflammation among sedentary people with HIV; helping patients increase physical activity; transwomen and metabolic syndrome; failed treatment of precancerous cervical lesions.
Black transgender women and the HIV care continuum; PrEP uptake potential among trans women; an update on U.S. mother-to-child HIV transmission; is extra measles vaccination necessary?
PrEP's success should not be measured by quantity but by quality. The basic level of health care accessibility should allow people high-quality health care provided by premiere providers and frontline staff.