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The HIV/AIDS group within the NPIN Community is a space dedicated to helping public health professionals interact, share, and learn from each other. The community offers an online home for HIV/AIDS-related discussions, resources, expert opinions, and editorials as well as training and networking opportunities.


New HIV Vital Signs Released- “Ending HIV Transmission: Test, Treat, and Prevent!”

Did you know that in 2017, only two-thirds (63%) of those who knew they had HIV had the virus under control through effective treatment? An analysis published in a new CDC Vital Signs report provides fresh data on HIV testing, treatment, and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). The report discusses gaps and disparities that reinforce the need for Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America.

World AIDS Day is December 1!

This year’s theme for World AIDS Day is “Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Community by Community”. If you’re looking for ways to mobilize your community, inspire your partners to join this cause, and increase the overall impact your organization plays in HIV prevention- check out the World AIDS Day toolkit. This tool kit includes:

November is Transgender Awareness Month!

Transgender Awareness Month is a great time to share resources and educate the community on health risks faced by transgender individuals and their partners. Take a look at these CDC resources and share them through social media and other communication methods your organization may use.

Share Your Thoughts- FDA Approves Second Drug to Prevent HIV Infection

In case you missed it, the FDA recently approved the drug Descovy for PrEP in at-risk adults and adolescents. While this is a win in the fight to End the HIV Epidemic, Descovy is not indicated in individuals at risk of infection from receptive vaginal sex because the effectiveness in this population has not been evaluated.

Friday is National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day!

This day is an opportunity to encourage conversation about how HIV affects gay and bisexual men and how to help them stay healthy. Check out the Start Talking. Stop HIV campaign, which focuses on providing practical tips and tools to help gay and bisexual men share their HIV status, as well as prevention strategies, testing, and treatment options.

Share Your Tips for Creating a Successful National HIV Testing Day Event!

National HIV Testing Day is effective in identifying new HIV-positive diagnoses and identifies persons at highest risk for HIV infection. Share your tips on how you or your organization has made testing day events successful in your community.

Comment below with your unique lessons learned and best practices on getting people tested for HIV!

New CDC report shows progress in HIV has stalled

New CDC data show that annual HIV infections have stabilized since 2013, after a period of decline. This trend is primarily due to increasing infections in some populations and continued stabilization in others.

See the CDC factsheet here: https://www.cdc.gov/nchhstp/newsroom/docs/factsheets/HIV-Incidence-Fact-Sheet_508.pdf

World AIDS Day is December 1!

This year’s theme for World AIDS Day is “Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Community by Community”. If you’re looking for ways to mobilize your community, inspire your partners to join this cause, and increase the overall impact your organization plays in HIV prevention- check out the World AIDS Day toolkit. This tool kit includes:

Share Your Thoughts- FDA Approves Second Drug to Prevent HIV Infection

In case you missed it, the FDA recently approved the drug Descovy for PrEP in at-risk adults and adolescents. While this is a win in the fight to End the HIV Epidemic, Descovy is not indicated in individuals at risk of infection from receptive vaginal sex because the effectiveness in this population has not been evaluated.

Share Your Tips for Creating a Successful National HIV Testing Day Event!

National HIV Testing Day is effective in identifying new HIV-positive diagnoses and identifies persons at highest risk for HIV infection. Share your tips on how you or your organization has made testing day events successful in your community.

Comment below with your unique lessons learned and best practices on getting people tested for HIV!

New CDC report shows progress in HIV has stalled

New CDC data show that annual HIV infections have stabilized since 2013, after a period of decline. This trend is primarily due to increasing infections in some populations and continued stabilization in others.

See the CDC factsheet here: https://www.cdc.gov/nchhstp/newsroom/docs/factsheets/HIV-Incidence-Fact-Sheet_508.pdf

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is February 7th!

This year’s theme is “Together for Love: Stop HIV Stigma.” Help get the word out with these sample posts and accompanying images for your Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram channels!

You can also find facts on HIV among African Americans in the U.S., resources addressing stigma, and more information about how you can take action this year on CDC’s NBHAAD webpage

New HIV Vital Signs Released- “Ending HIV Transmission: Test, Treat, and Prevent!”

Did you know that in 2017, only two-thirds (63%) of those who knew they had HIV had the virus under control through effective treatment? An analysis published in a new CDC Vital Signs report provides fresh data on HIV testing, treatment, and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). The report discusses gaps and disparities that reinforce the need for Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America.

November is Transgender Awareness Month!

Transgender Awareness Month is a great time to share resources and educate the community on health risks faced by transgender individuals and their partners. Take a look at these CDC resources and share them through social media and other communication methods your organization may use.

Friday is National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day!

This day is an opportunity to encourage conversation about how HIV affects gay and bisexual men and how to help them stay healthy. Check out the Start Talking. Stop HIV campaign, which focuses on providing practical tips and tools to help gay and bisexual men share their HIV status, as well as prevention strategies, testing, and treatment options.

National HIV Testing Day Resources for Local Programs

National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) is just around the corner on June 27th, and there are a number of resources on the NPIN National HIV Testing Day site for planning and promoting local events:
•    Register your NHTD event to promote and drive more people to your testing and educational programs.
•    Download customizable NHTD posters to publicize NHTD and your community events. Posters are available in English and Spanish.

Confidential Protections for Explanation of Benefits (EOB): Webinar 6/20

Confidential Protections for Explanation of Benefits (EOB): 
Massachusetts and California Experiences    

This presentation will provide an overview of Massachusetts’s and California’s efforts to improve confidentiality protections for EOB forms. Massachusetts will present current policy recommendations and advocacy efforts, while California will discuss the Confidential Health Information Act, which took effect on January 1, 2015. Presenters will give an update on activities to monitor and support the law’s implementation.

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2019 American Conference for the Treatment of HIV

This conference is uniquely designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses,  pharmacists, and medical case managers who provide HIV care for various population groups. Educational sessions at the conference are certified for continuing education credits. This state-of-the-science conference, held in scientific collaboration with multiple federal and independent agencies, will deliver information on new developments and research findings that can be rapidly transferred to the clinical setting.

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