Though not as widely studied, there are many ways that men who belong to the gay family networks of the ballroom scene may be getting an HIV intervention.
Re-entry planning can help prevent opioid overdose and enable people living with HIV to connect with and stay in care.
HIV is a symptom of a larger problem. To get to the root, providers must help by addressing the many issues that come when a person doesn't have a home.
Transgender people face discrimination in many facets of life. When it comes to discrimination in clinical settings, it can affect their health for the worse.
Sure, it's important for some clinic staffers to have an M.S.W., M.P.H., B.S.N., Ph.D., or any other letters in the "alphabet soup" of health-related credentials. But maybe counting a caregiver's experience is just as valuable.
Diversity sounds simple enough, but many HIV clinic workers know that it isn't. So how can you make sure that your staff members resemble your clientele?
Even in the medical and research communities, stigmatizing language lives on, and it can have negative repercussions in the lives of people with HIV.
A systematic review of research between 2000 and 2016 found no studies of interventions specifically designed to support medication adherence among HIV-positive black women.
Taking more than five medications could be a problem. And many people with HIV are at risk of being on medication overload.
Nurses who care for people living with HIV wrestled with stigma around the illness at the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care conference.