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Diverse employees in an HIV organization
Viewpoints

Five Ways to Improve Diversity and Inclusion in Your HIV Service Organization

Many HIV service organizations need to grow and change, and that means becoming more reflective of the communities they serve, from bottom to top. Here's some advice on how to get there.

By Daniel J. Downer

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discarded syringes
Features

Setbacks for Safe Consumption Site Openings Due to COVID-19 Come at a Dangerous Time for Users

Already dealing with legal pushbacks, harm-reduction advocates for safe drug consumption sites now have COVID-19 to blame for slow progress.

By Larry Buhl
worried Black patient
Features

These HIV Experts Engage Black and Brown Folks on the COVID-19 Vaccine Trials Despite Medical Mistrust

Trump’s “Operation Warp Speed” has left people of color even more wary about research, they say. But it’s still possible, if done the right way by the right people.

By Tim Murphy
Wakefield headshot.
Interviews

This Champion of Community’s Role in Clinical Trials Reflects on 40 Years of Fighting Medical Mistrust And Research Neglect

Wakefield retires from the HIV Vaccine Trials Network after 20 years of service.

By Kenyon Farrow
professor lecturing students
Features

Call to Action to Public Health Programs: You Need to Do Better

When will academic institutions educate on where health disparities come from?

By Nicole Elinoff
Leo Moore
Features

The COVID-19 Pandemic Is Turning More Doctors Into Social Media Influencers

These doctors have found strategies to address misinformation on the web by speaking directly to concerned audiences.

By Larry Buhl
Natalia Linos headshot.
Interviews

How to End COVID-19 and Other Pandemics With a Human Rights and Health Justice Approach

Natalia Linos, Sc.D., M.Sc., of Harvard University’s FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, calls for protections for low-wage essential workers and releasing people from jails, prisons, and ICE detention.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
Gal Mayer.
Interviews

A Longtime HIV/LGBTQ Doctor Volunteered in a New York City Public Hospital Against COVID-19. Here’s What He Learned.

“It was like you were in the Lifetime movie version of a hospital,” Mayer said.

By Tim Murphy
Governor Brian Kemp
Interviews

Governor Brian Kemp’s COVID-19 Response Has Georgia On This HIV Doctor's Mind

Dr. Melanie Thompson discusses what’s happening in the state around coronavirus, and what it means for people living with HIV.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
traumatized health care worker
Features

Vicarious Trauma and the HIV Workforce: How to Take Care of Your Own Mental Health

Having to diagnose people with HIV again and again can take a mental toll on health care workers, as can hearing people’s traumas. But few health care workers process the vicarious trauma they experience.

By Chase Alston
Winnie Byanyima
Interviews

Addressing Coronavirus in African Countries With High HIV Rates: An Interview With UNAIDS Head Winnie Byanyima

Byanyima discusses COVID-19, HIV, and the power of the community response.

By Emily Bass