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Office of Clinical and Preventive Services: National HIV Program; HIV/AIDS Prevention and Engagement in Care
The purpose of this cooperative agreement is to meet American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) community's needs in achieving the goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020 (Strategy), released in July 2015. Specifically, this agreement seeks to increase local activities to move the Nation forward toward improving its HIV prevention and care outcomes with special emphasis in one of five areas: 1) Increasing access to comprehensive Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) services for those whom it is appropriate and desired; 2) Identifying local-level priorities for HIV care needs and creating tools and resources appropriate to meet those priorities; 3) Improving engagement and retention in care among People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA); 4) Supporting and educating communities on risk reduction activities for persons who inject drugs and extend access to services for medication-assisted therapies for persons with opioid addiction in accordance with Federal, state, Tribal, and local laws; and, 5) Increasing local-level delivery of age-appropriate HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) prevention education.
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