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National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day 2016

October 15 is National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day. The 2016 theme is “We’ll Defeat AIDS Con Ganas!” Latinxs experience unique barriers to health care, often leading to delayed HIV diagnoses and increased risk of developing AIDS. This speaks to the need for further education and health care to specifically address the concerns of these populations. […]

Case of the Month: HIV Testing in Newborns

Case Summary A neonatologist called about a very low birth weight (1134g) infant born at 37.5 weeks gestation to a 27-year-old woman who had been diagnosed with HIV at week 13 of her pregnancy. The mother had been started on co-formulated zidovudine/lamivudine (Combivir) and boosted lopinavir (Kaletra), and had achieved viral suppression at week 33 […]

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: CCC Resources

The Clinician Consultation Center (CCC) continues to support efforts to raise awareness around HIV prevention and care issues as they affect women and girls. As a national service of the Health Resources and Services Administration’s AIDS Education and Training Centers program, with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the CCC provides personalized […]

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World AIDS Day 2015: Acting Now to End AIDS

World AIDS Day reminds us that while we have come far in the prevention and management of HIV, we still have progress to make as we strive toward an AIDS-free generation. This year’s federal theme, The Time to Act is Now, urges providers to engage with at-risk and HIV-positive patients on all points of the HIV Care […]

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HRSA’s Ryan White CARE Act Turns 25

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) HIV/AIDS Bureau’s Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency (CARE) Act. The anniversary’s theme is “Moving Forward with CARE: Building on 25 Years of Passion, Purpose, and Excellence.” HRSA has been a leader in providing support for HIV care since the beginning of […]

Updated Perinatal HIV Treatment Guidelines

The HHS Panel on Treatment of HIV-Infected Pregnant Women and Prevention of Perinatal Transmission has released updates to its Recommendations for Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant HIV-1-Infected Women for Maternal Health and Interventions to Reduce Perinatal HIV Transmission in the United States. New information on HIV in pregnant women, preconception counseling and care of […]

World Hepatitis Day and the CCC

July 28, 2015 marks World Hepatitis Day, a campaign to help raise awareness about prevention, testing, and treatment of hepatitis. This last year has been a time of rapid and exciting change for hepatitis C treatment in particular, with faster, simpler, and more effective courses available for curing the disease in some patients. Over the […]

Give the Test. Take Control.

June 27 is National HIV Testing Day! This is an important part of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) campaign to increase awareness and highlight the importance of HIV testing. Healthcare organizations, prevention and community-based services, and clinicians of all backgrounds and training levels can play a major role in ensuring that people […]

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and the CCC

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day helps bring the continued increase in new HIV infections among women to the fore. Understanding HIV in the context of women’s health helps providers maximize patient outcomes and lower transmission risk to partners or during pregnancy. The Clinician Consultation Center (CCC) can provide personalized guidance to clinicians treating […]

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