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Florida’s Clean Needle Exchange Pilot Project Earns Support Of Law Enforcement, Health Officials, Republican Governor Ron DeSantis

Florida’s Clean Needle Exchange Pilot Project Earns Support Of Law Enforcement, Health Officials, Republican Governor Ron DeSantis

By Sammy Mack On Jul 6, 2019 Share Arrow used to swap his dirty needles for clean ones at IDEA Exchange, the only legal needle exchange program operating in Florida. Now, he’s focused on staying...
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Miami, Fla. — Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez and the Florida Department of Health roundtable discussion

Miami, Fla. — Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez and the Florida Department of Health roundtable discussion

Miami, Fla. — Today, Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez and the Florida Department of Health held a roundtable discussion and press conference with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding the first...
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NIDA announces recipients of 2017 Avant-Garde Awards for HIV/AIDS research

NIDA announces recipients of 2017 Avant-Garde Awards for HIV/AIDS research

NIH awards highlight novel approaches to HIV prevention and treatment. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health, today announced that three scientists have been selected...
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Fact Sheet: Understanding the HIV Care ContinuumAugust 2nd, 2019
The Understanding the HIV Care Continuum fact sheet explains the various approaches and data used to develop the continuum and how it is used to improve outcomes for people with HIV in the United Stat…
Fact Sheet: Selected National HIV Prevention and Care Outcomes in the United StatesAugust 2nd, 2019
The Selected National HIV Prevention and Care Outcomes fact sheet describes select indicators that are used to monitor progress toward reaching U.S. national goals outlined in the National HIV/AIDS St…
Injection Practices and Sexual Behaviors Among Persons with Diagnosed HIV Infection Who Inject Drugs – United States, 2015-2017August 1st, 2019
Approximately 10% of HIV-positive PWID engaged in distributive injection equipment sharing; nonsterile syringe acquisition and unsafe disposal methods were common. HIV-positive PWID were also more lik…
Threefold Increases in Population HIV Viral Load Suppression Among Men and Young Adults – Bukoba Municipal Council, Tanzania, 2014-2017August 1st, 2019
In Bukoba, Tanzania, scale-up of new testing, linkage to care, and retention on antiretroviral therapy interventions over 2.5 years helped increase VLS among HIV-positive persons approximately twofold…
Video: HIV Journey to UndetectableJuly 31st, 2019
CDC was funded by SMAIF to accelerate the development and dissemination of communication messages, materials, and trainings promoting the benefits of HIV treatment adherence and viral suppression, pla…
Effectiveness of Prevention Strategies to Reduce the Risk of Acquiring or Transmitting HIVJuly 22nd, 2019
This page summarizes the latest evidence regarding the effectiveness of ART, PrEP, and condoms.
Changes in HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis Awareness and Use Among Men Who Have Sex with Men – 20 Urban Areas, 2014 and 2017July 11th, 2019
From 2014 to 2017, PrEP awareness among MSM in 20 urban areas increased from 60% to 90%, and PrEP use increased from 6% to 35%. PrEP use increased in almost all demographic subgroups but remains lower…
Report: 2017 Partner Services Annual ReportJuly 11th, 2019
This report summarizes the 2017 client-level partner services data submitted by CDC-funded jurisdictions in the United States and dependent areas (i.e., Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands).
HIV Testing in 50 Local Jurisdictions Accounting for the Majority of New HIV Diagnoses and Seven States with Disproportionate Occurrence of HIV in Rural Areas, 2016-2017June 27th, 2019
This analysis of national survey data found that less than 40% of U.S. adults had ever been tested for HIV, and testing rates varied among jurisdictions comprising the initial focus of the Ending the…
Dear Colleague: National HIV Testing DayJune 27th, 2019
June 27, 2019 is National HIV Testing Day, which promotes the importance of HIV testing to increase the number of people who are aware of their HIV status. Learn more about the latest research and wha…
Report: Monitoring Selected HIV Prevention and Care Objectives using Surveillance Data, United States and 6 Dependent Areas, 2017June 27th, 2019
This surveillance supplemental report complements the 2017 HIV Surveillance Report and presents the results of focused analyses of National HIV Surveillance System data to measure progress toward achi…
Slide Set: Selected National HIV Prevention and Care Outcomes (2016, 2017)June 27th, 2019
Monitoring selected national HIV prevention and care objectives by using HIV surveillance data-United States and 6 dependent areas, 2017. Estimated HIV incidence and prevalence in the United States, 2…
HIV and Transgender CommunitiesJune 21st, 2019
This issue brief presents the effects of HIV on the transgender community and the ways in which CDC and its partners in public health can continue to work together to address the HIV prevention needs…
Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships for HIV Prevention in Communities of ColorJune 18th, 2019
The mission of this fellowship program is to recruit, mentor, and train investigators to conduct domestic HIV and AIDS prevention research in communities of color. The fellows will be located in the D…
PS19-1906: Strategic Partnerships and Planning to Support Ending the HIV Epidemic in the United StatesJune 13th, 2019
The purpose of this notice of funding opportunity is to support strategic partnerships, communication, peer-to-peer technical assistance (TA), and jurisdictional planning efforts to address emerging n…

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