Moving from the COVID Eclipse to an Equitable End to HIV

Today on World AIDS Day, as we consider the theme Equitable Access, Everyone’s Voice, we reflect on 40 years of HIV and the 36 million lives lost to the epidemic. We also commemorate the heroic efforts of the scientists, policy makers, clinicians, public health workers, and advocates who paved the way for our work and moved our […]

PrEP for Youth in Malawi

People aged 15-24 years old in Malawi are at particular risk of acquiring HIV. Early marriage and early sexual activity contribute greatly to high numbers of new HIV infections among those 15-24 years of age. In 2018, around a third of new HIV infections in Malawi occurred in this age bracket. Despite this, many youths […]

Transgender Health in Malawi Content warning: This article discusses issues of sexual violence and discrimination against transgender people. After attending the Effi Barry Training Institute’s “Strategies to Support Positive Experiences for Transgender Populations” webinar, I was shocked to see how similar the experiences of trans people in the USA are to those of trans people […]

The Importance of Synchronicity for Remedying Health Inequities

By: Cory Utsey SYNChronicity 2021, the 8th Annual National Conference for HIV, HCV, STI, and LGBTQ Health, took place on Sept. 21 and Sept. 22 and took aim at addressing a healthcare field that is out of sync. At SYNC 2021, our nation’s public health leaders, service providers, and community organizers spoke on the various […]

A Malawian Perspective on Aging and HIV/AIDS

By: Delroy White, HealthHIV Communications Fellow Although we live in an aging population, attention is far from focused on those 50 or older when it comes to HIV/AIDS in Malawi. I’ve recently found myself asking, “What happens to older people when most medical interventions are directed towards younger populations?” I am Delroy White, a 2021 […]

HealthHIV’s Brian Hujdich Delivers Comments to FDA’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee

September 17, 2021 – Today, HealthHIV’s Executive Director delivered comments to the Food and Drug Administration’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee in support of recommending COVID-19 vaccine booster shots for people aged 16 and above. Read the full comments below. —– Brian Hujidich, FDA VRBPC meeting, September 17, 2021:  Thank you for the opportunity […]

Reducing Harm When Using Drugs – DC Engage

This resource from DC Engage is designed to be a harm reduction toolkit for people using drugs. The resource outlines what harm reduction is, the goals of harm reductions, and provides some practical advice for reducing harm when using drugs. Reducing Harm When Using Drugs – May 2021

Motivational Interviewing: New Tools for HIV Prevention and Care (Webinar)

 Webinar Description: This workshop offered a chance for exposure to the use of Motivational Interviewing in HIV settings. Motivational Interviewing is an evidence-based counseling approach to elicit client-focused behavior change. Drawing on the best of humanistic psychology, MI builds on the idea of the relationship between consumers and helper and combines successful use of […]

Time & Effort Reporting for Ryan White Parts C & D – Part 2 (Presentation)

Time and Effort Reporting for the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program: Parts C and D This presentation reviews the Uniform Guidance for HHS awards as it pertains to time and effort reporting or timekeeping, describes industry practices for timekeeping, including rigorous procedures with strong internal controls and sample rules for time and effort reporting, discusses the […]