Fact Sheets: HIV Prevention and the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program

The O’Neill Institute’s Ryan White Policy Project considers issues related to sustaining and adapting the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (Ryan White) within a changing health care environment. As part of this project, the O’Neill Institute recently released two new fact sheets:

Quick Take: Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program in the United States
Released in January 2019, this Quick Take document discusses how the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program is leading the way in getting people with HIV virally suppressed by ensuring stable access to HIV primary care and medication along with critical support services. The documents describes the parts of the Ryan White Program and the importance of the program for meeting the health care needs of people with HIV and addressing new challenges.

Quick Take: HIV Prevention in the United States
Also released in January 2019, this Quick Take document provides an overview of the HIV epidemic in the United States and describes the range of tools and approaches used to prevent HIV infection, including HIV testing and linkage to care, treatment as prevention, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP), and syringe and harm reduction services. The document also discusses the need for continued support for and new investment in HIV prevention.

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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