This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) seeks applicants capable of providing a community-level focus to the prevention, screening, and response to intimate partner violence (IPV) and its intersection with the risk of HIV infection. Successful approaches will work across different systems and/or sectors of service provision to incorporate relevant stakeholders and health and human service providers in their comprehensive approaches.
Fact sheet providing information on Women who are pregnant, children and infants. Women who are pregnant or planning a pregnancy should get tested for HIV as early as possible. If treated early in her pregnancy, a woman’s risk of transmitting HIV to her baby can be reduced to 1% or less. For children living with HIV, starting treatment early can help them live longer, healthier lives.
Information sheet highlighting HIV in women and how HIV diagnoses among women have declined sharply in recent years, more than 7,000 women received an HIV diagnosis in 2015. Black/African American women are disproportionately affected by HIV, compared with women of other races/ethnicities. Of the total number of women living with diagnosed HIV at the end of 2014, 60% (139,058) were African American, 17% (39,343) were white, and 17% (40,252) were Hispanic/Latina. Around a quarter of people living with HIV in the United States are women.