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HIV/AIDS

           

FDA approves second drug to prevent HIV infection as part of ongoing efforts to end the HIV epidemic   - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration just approved Descovy (emtricitabine 200 mg and tenofovir alafenamide 25 mg) in at-risk adults and adolescents weighing at least 35kg for HIV-1 pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to reduce the risk of HIV-1 infection from sex, excluding those who have receptive vaginal sex. Descovy is not indicated in individuals at risk of HIV-1 infection from receptive vaginal sex because the effectivness in this population has not been evaluated. (U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), HHS)

Fighting Together: National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day 2019   - National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD) highlights the disproportionate impact of HIV on Hispanic and Latinx communities. The Latino Commission on AIDS—the lead organizer for this October 15 observance—notes, “the NLAAD 2019 campaign want[s] to address that people of either HIV status have a say on ending HIV, in stopping new diagnoses. (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS))

HIV and Men   - In 2017, men made up 81% of the 38,739 new HIV diagnoses in the United States and dependent areas. Most (86%) new diagnoses among men were among gay and bisexual men. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day — October 15, 2019   - National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day, October 15, is observed each year to focus on the continuing and disproportionate impact of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) on Hispanics/Latinos in the United States. (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR))

Notice of Special Interest: Advancing the Understanding, Prevention, and Management of Infections Transmitted from Women to their Infants   - The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to stimulate investigations including translational, epidemiologic and clinical studies and trials that improve the understanding, prevention and clinical outcomes of non-HIV infections transmitted from women to their offspring during pregnancy, labor and delivery, and breastfeeding. NICHD is committed to supporting research that will increase scientific understanding of and treatments for high-priority perinatal infections. (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH)

Social Determinants of Health Among Adults with Diagnosed HIV Infection, 2017 (October 2019)   - This report includes 2 parts. For the first time, Part A examines census tract-level social determinants of health (SDH) among adults with diagnosed HIV infection in 2017 for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Part B examines county-level SDH among adults with diagnosed HIV infection through 2017 in 41 states and District of Columbia. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

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      • AIDSinfo Provides information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and research.
      • AIDSource AIDSource offers access to a comprehensive collection of HIV/AIDS-related resources reviewed and selected by expert information specialists and librarians.
      • CDC HIV/AIDS CDC provides leadership in helping control the HIV/AIDS epidemic by working with community, state, national, and international partners in surveillance, research, and prevention and evaluation activities.
      • FDA HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) Program
      • HIV.GOV HIV.gov serves as an information gateway to Federal domestic HIV/AIDS information and resources including HIV/AIDS prevention, testing, treatment, research, and policies.
      • HIV/AIDS Bureau
      • HIV/AIDS Information Outreach
      • Indian Health Services HIV/AIDS Program The IHS National HIV/AIDS Program partners with communities to create lasting change in the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
      • National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) NCHHSTP is responsible for public health surveillance, prevention research, and programs to prevent and control HIV and AIDS, other STDs, viral hepatitis, and TB.
      • National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID): HIV/AIDS NIAID supports research at NIH, universities, medical centers, and clinical trial sites around the globe to better understand HIV and how it causes disease, find new tools to prevent HIV infection, develop new and more effective treatments for HIV-infected people, and find a cure.
      • Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy The Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP) advises the Assistant Secretary for Health and senior HHS officials on the appropriate and timely implementation and development of policies, programs, and activities related to HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, other infectious diseases of public health significance, and blood safety and availability.
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      • APHA HIV/AIDS Section The APHA HIV/AIDS Section provides a professional base for members of diverse disciplines to combine talents and interests to help in the struggle with the HIV/AIDS pandemic and provides leadership to members on HIV/AIDS issues and needs.
      • Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC)
      • Center for AIDS Prevention Studies
      • Centers for AIDS Research
      • Effective Interventions: HIV Prevention That Works The mission of CDC’s Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP) is to prevent HIV infection and reduce the incidence of HIV-related illness and death. To achieve this mission, DHAP is committed to the use of scalable, cost-effective interventions with demonstrated potential to reduce new infections in the right populations for high impact prevention.
      • HIV InSite Information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and policy.
      • Harm Reduction Coalition Harm Reduction Coalition was founded in 1993 and incorporated in 1994 by a working group of needle exchange providers, advocates and drug users. Today, we are strengthened by an extensive and diverse network of allies who challenge the persistent stigma faced by people who use drugs and advocate for policy and public health reform.
      • Harvard AIDS Initiative (HAI) Dedicated to promoting research, education and leadership to end the AIDS epidemic. As the number of AIDS cases continues to escalate disproportionately in Africa and other resource scarce settings, HAI has directed its research efforts toward developing prevention and treatment strategies to stem the epidemic in these regions.
      • Kaiser HIV/AIDS Data and information on the HIV/AIDS epidemic, including policy reports, fact sheets, survey data and news summaries.
      • National Minority AIDS Council National organization dedicated to developing leadership within communities of color to address the challenges of HIV/AIDS.
      • The Fenway Institute An interdisciplinary center for research, training, education, and policy development, focusing on national and international health issues. Their mission is to ensure access to quality, culturally competent medical and mental health care for traditionally underserved communities, including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and those affected by HIV/AIDS.

HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis Sentinel Network   - The HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis Sentinel Network (Sentinel Network) was formed to increase NACCHO’s understanding of local health department efforts, needs, challenges, and successes. The Network is comprised of more than 100 LHDs from over 40 states and the District of Columbia who complete brief surveys on an approximately quarterly basis. The Sentinel Network is open to all local health departments and NACCHO aims to expand Sentinel Network membership to include at least two local health departments from each state and ensure a spectrum of jurisdiction sizes and geographic locations and settings are represented. (National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO))

HIV Conference Abstracts   - A searchable database of abstracts from HIV conferences. Users can search the database by abstract title, abstract text, or author, and can filter the search results by conference name and conference year. (National Library of Medicine (NLM), NIH)

AIDSinfo E-mail Updates   - E-mail update service to receive notice of Web site updates, HIV/AIDS news, and treatment guideline updates. (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS))

Blog.AIDS.gov   - Forum to foster public discussion on using new media effectively in the response to HIV/AIDS. (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS))

FDA HIV/AIDS E-mail List   - Subscribe to a Listserv to receive updates on HIV/AIDS products and their safety and regulatory issues. (U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), HHS)

HIV and Hepatitis Health Disparities Update Newsletter   - The HIV and Hepatitis Health Disparities Update features current news on health disparities in HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, and related health topics - as well as resources focusing on communities that have been heavily impacted by HIV and viral hepatitis. (AIDS Action Committee)

In Brief: HIV & Hepatitis News   - The In Brief online newsletter provides concise summaries of the latest information about HIV, hepatitis, and health disparities organized by topic for easy review. Each item includes links to source materials and resources to explore particular news and developments in greater depth. (Northwest AIDS Education and Training Center)

Indian Health Services STD Newsletter   - This listserv provides a method for sharing information with subscribers on STDs, public health, and population health activities, as well as conferences, meetings, and trainings that are relevant to individuals practicing in Indian Country. (Indian Health Service (IHS))

AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects   - Funding opportunities for outreach efforts to community-based AIDS organizations and patient advocacy groups. The primary purpose of these outreach projects is to design local programs for improving information access for AIDS patients and the affected community as well as their caregivers. (National Library of Medicine (NLM), NIH)

AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Emergency Relief Funds (ERF)   - The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Part B AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Emergency Relief Funding (ERF) supports Part B funded States/Territories that demonstrate the need for additional resources to prevent, reduce, or eliminate ADAP waiting lists, including through cost-containment measures (for example, the provision of health insurance assistance). (Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HHS)

AIDS Education and Training Centers Program: National Clinician Consultation Center   - The purpose of the AIDS Education and Training Centers Program: National Clinician Consultation Center (AETC NCCC) is to supply health care providers with a national resource to obtain timely and appropriate responses to clinical questions relating to: 1) the treatment of people living with HIV (PLWH) and those at high risk for HIV infection; 2) health care worker exposure to HIV and other blood borne pathogens (e.g., viral hepatitis); 3) the treatment of pregnant women living with HIV, and their exposed infants, and a perinatal referral service to connect them with HIV-experienced care providers; and 4) PLWH with behavioral health and/or substance abuse issues. (Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HHS)

AIDS and HIV Funding   - Summaries of national and state funding programs related to AIDS and HIV. (Rural Health Information Hub)

Adipogenesis, Adipocyte Function and Obesity Following HIV Infection, Antiretroviral Therapy, or Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)   - This FOA seeks applications to elucidate the underlying mechanisms of how HIV and antiretroviral drugs used for therapy or pre-exposure prophylaxis contribute to the development of obesity and alter adipocyte and adipose tissue function as well as the effects of these processes on metabolic and physiological processes within the mission of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), NIH)

CDC HIV Funding Opportunities   - Information on locating and applying for current CDC HIV funding opportunities and grants. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

Chart of Available Infectious Disease Grants   - A living document updated regularly that lists several opportunities for states and public health departments to apply for grants to fund programs and nfrastructure to address the rising rates of infectious disease in relation to the opioid epidemic. (National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD))

Comer Foundation Syringe Access Program   - The Comer Foundation provides support to not-for-profit organizations focused on syringe exchange and other harm reduction strategies within the drug using community and seeks to facilitate the process between organizations and communities committed to creating and maintaining health. (The Comer Foundation)

Community-Based Approaches to Reducing Sexually Transmitted Diseases (CARS)   - Funding for a cooperative agreement with organizations with demonstrated experience and capacity of implementing community engagement methods and multi-sector partnerships to promote sexual health, advance community wellness, influence sexual health behavior and practices, and reduce STI disparities. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

Control of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) Through a Comprehensive Understanding of the Natural History of Infection (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)   - Funding for research to advance the understanding of natural history of infection for three sexually transmitted infections (STIs): gonorrhea, syphilis, and chlamydia. This research opportunity encourages studies that address the natural history of infection in the context of either: 1) correlates of protection, 2) host response to infection, 3) clinical endpoints of disease, or 4) biological and clinical factors that influence clearance rather than persistence of infection. (National Institutes of Health (NIH), HHS)

Dental Reimbursement Program   - The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Part F Dental Reimbursement Program (DRP) improves access to oral health care services for low-income, uninsured and underserved people living with HIV (PLWH) and trains dental and hygiene students and dental residents to deliver dental care to PLWH. The DRP accomplishes this by defraying a portion of unreimbursed dental care costs for low-income, uninsured, and underserved PLWH incurred by accredited dental or dental hygiene education programs recognized by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. (Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HHS)

Detection of HIV for Self-Testing (R61/R33)   - Funding to support bi-phasic developmental, discovery-driven, or hypothesis-driven research focused on innovative strategies to detect HIV either within the first two weeks of infection or to monitor viral rebound after stopping or developing resistance to antiretroviral therapy. Applications should propose simple diagnostic tools that would be feasible for a self-testing platform to allow untrained individuals to detect HIV. Interdisciplinary collaborations that include biomedical, physical, and behavioral sciences are highly encouraged. (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), NIH)

Developmentally Tailored HIV Prevention and Care Research for Adolescents and Young Adults (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)   - Funding for developmentally tailored research focused on adolescents and emerging adults as it relates to HIV prevention and treatment. Research is encouraged to incorporate recent advances in adolescent and young adult developmental research to optimize outcomes in HIV prevention and care research for this heterogeneous population. (National Institutes of Health (NIH), HHS)

Developmentally Tailored HIV Prevention and Care Research for Adolescents and Young Adults (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)   - Funding for developmentally tailored research focused on adolescents and emerging adults as it relates to HIV prevention and treatment. Exploratory research is encouraged to incorporate recent advances in adolescent and young adult developmental research to better understand HIV prevention and care of this heterogeneous population. (National Institutes of Health (NIH), HHS)

Developmentally Tailored HIV Prevention and Care Research for Adolescents and Young Adults (R34 Clinical Trial Optional)   - Funding for developmentally tailored research focused on adolescents and emerging adults as it relates to HIV prevention and treatment. Research is encouraged to incorporate recent advances in adolescent and young adult developmental research to optimize outcomes in HIV prevention and care research for this heterogeneous population. (National Institutes of Health (NIH), HHS)

Evaluation of New HIV Testing Technologies in Clinical Settings with High HIV Incidence   - Funding to develop and implement protocols and recruitment strategies to: 1) evaluate the performance (sensitivity and specificity) of HIV tests under development and/or newly available for use in point of care settings in the United States using fresh (unprocessed) specimens, such as whole blood and oral fluid; and 2) collect a variety of specimens to create a CDC repository for future performance evaluations of new laboratory test technologies. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

Global Noncommunicable Diseases and Injury Across the Lifespan: Exploratory Research (R21 Clinical Trials Optional)   - Funding will support planning, design and initial pilots for locally relevant and catalytic research on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) or injury in low and middle-income countries (LMICs). Research addressing multiple NCDs and their risk factors and research addressing NCDs as comorbidities for/with infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS is encouraged. (National Institutes of Health (NIH), HHS)

HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Program   - Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) in support of the National Library of Medicine® (NLM) is pleased to announce the solicitation of proposals from organizations and libraries to design and conduct projects that will improve access to HIV/AIDS related health information for patients, the affected community, and their caregivers. (National Library of Medicine (NLM), NIH)

HIV/AIDS Funding   - The foundation focuses its grantmaking on strategies to help significantly slow and prevent the global spread of HIV. (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation)

Innovations in Mechanisms and Interventions to Address Mental Health in HIV Prevention and Care Continuum (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)   - Funding for research focused on 1) advancing understanding of mechanisms by which mental health affects HIV prevention and treatment in order to identify modifiable intervention targets; and 2) developing and testing expanded interventions to improve both mental health and HIV outcomes along the entire HIV care continuum (from HIV testing to viral suppression). (National Institutes of Health (NIH), HHS)

Innovations in Mechanisms and Interventions to Address Mental Health in HIV Prevention and Care Continuum (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)   - Funding for research focused on 1) advancing understanding of mechanisms by which mental health affects HIV prevention and treatment in order to identify modifiable intervention targets; and 2) developing and pilot testing expanded interventions to improve both mental health and HIV outcomes along the entire HIV care continuum (from HIV testing to viral suppression). (National Institutes of Health (NIH), HHS)

Leveraging Big Data Science to Elucidate the Mechanisms of HIV Activity and Interaction with Substance Use Disorder (R01 - Clinical Trials Not Allowed)   - The purpose of this FOA is to attract data and computational scientists to propose novel ways to integrate data of different types and scales to allow new types of analysis. It is expected that with the development and application of novel computational, bioinformatics, statistical, and analytical approaches, previously inaccessible insights will reveal new aspects of addiction biology. (National Institutes of Health (NIH), HHS)

Leveraging Big Data Science to Elucidate the Mechanisms of HIV Activity and Interaction with Substance Use Disorder (R21 - Clinical Trials Not Allowed)   - The purpose of this FOA is to attract data and computational scientists to propose novel ways to integrate data of different types and scales to allow new types of analysis. It is expected that with the development and application of novel computational, bioinformatics, statistical, and analytical approaches, previously inaccessible insights will reveal new aspects of addiction biology. (National Institutes of Health (NIH), HHS)

Leveraging a Data to Care Approach to Cure Hepatitis C Within the RWHAP   - Provides financial and technical assistance to State and local public health agencies and other public or private nonprofit entities for HIV service-related projects which meet the criteria for funding and target one of the specified priority areas. (Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HHS)

Linking the Provider Recommendation to Adolescent HPV Vaccine Uptake (R03 Clinical Trial Optional)   - This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages research on how the healthcare delivery system enhances or inhibits the effectiveness of a provider's recommendation of the adolescent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. Characteristics of the provider, parent/patient, and clinical setting, can all affect whether a provider makes a recommendation, and whether that recommendation results in uptake of the HPV vaccine. This research requires expertise in cancer prevention, adult and childhood behavior, immunization promotion, and healthcare delivery. (National Institutes of Health (NIH), HHS)

Multidisciplinary Studies of HIV/AIDS and Aging (R01)   - Funding to 1) improve understanding of biological, clinical, and socio-behavioral aspects of aging through the lens of HIV infection and its treatment; and 2) improve approaches for testing, prevention, and treatment of HIV infection, and management of HIV-related comorbidities, co-infections, and complications in different populations and cultural settings by applying our current understanding of aging science. (National Institutes of Health (NIH), HHS)

Multidisciplinary Studies of HIV/AIDS and Aging (R21)   - This FOA encourages exploratory/developmental research applications at the intersection of HIV and aging by addressing two overarching objectives: 1) to improve understanding of biological, clinical, and socio-behavioral aspects of aging through the lens of HIV infection and its treatment; and 2) to improve approaches for testing, prevention, and treatment of HIV infection, and management of HIV-related comorbidities, co-infections, and complications in different populations and cultural settings by applying our current understanding of aging science. (National Institutes of Health (NIH), HHS)

NIMH Research Education Mentoring Programs for HIV/AIDS Researchers (R25)   - The goal of this program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nations biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs and advance the priorities outlined in the Office of AIDS Research (OAR) Annual Strategic Plan and the research program priorities of the NIMH Division of AIDS Research (DAR). (National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), NIH)

National HIV Behavioral Surveillance (NHBS)   - The intent of this announcement is to continue National HIV Behavioral Surveillance (NHBS), an ongoing bio-behavioral surveillance system among high-risk populations (including men who have sex with men, persons who inject drugs and heterosexuals at increased risk for HIV infection) in Metropolitan Statistical Areas with the highest HIV prevalence in the United States. The purpose of NHBS is to monitor the HIV epidemic, to detect changes over time in HIV-risk behaviors and HIV prevalence among populations at high risk for HIV infection and to inform and evaluate HIV prevention activities. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

National Network of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Clinical Prevention Training Centers (NNPTC)   - Funding to support The National Network of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Clinical Prevention Training Centers (NNPTC). This network is charged with improving the capacity of healthcare professionals, clinical sites and healthcare systems to employ state-of-the-art knowledge to diagnose, manage, treat and counsel individuals with and at-risk for STDs in order to reduce STD morbidity and improve sexual health on an individual, local and national level. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

National Organizations for State and Local Officials (NOSLO)   - The purpose of the NOSLO cooperative agreement is to improve access to quality services, support a skilled health workforce, develop innovative programs, and prevent and suppress communicable diseases to preserve and improve public health. (Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HHS)

National Training and Technical Assistance (TARGET Center, DART, TA Center TBD)   - The purpose of this national training and technical assistance (T/TA) program is to fund a series of activities to provide support to Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) recipients and subrecipient providers. These activities will support several program focus areas intended to enhance access to high quality HIV care and support services for low income, underinsured, uninsured, and underserved people living with HIV (PLWH). (Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HHS)

Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS) 2020 (P01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)   - The purpose of this FOA is to continue support for the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS) as a Program Project which addresses the clinical course of perinatally acquired HIV infection in adolescents and young adults and the oral and systemic health consequences of in utero and infant exposure to antiretroviral therapy in cohorts of children in the United States. (National Institutes of Health (NIH), HHS)

Pilot and Feasibility Studies in Preparation for Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Trials (R34 Clinical Trial Optional)   - Funding for (a) pilot and/or feasibility testing of innovative new, revised, or adapted prevention intervention approaches to prevent or delay the initiation and onset of drug and alcohol use, the progression to misuse or problem use or alcohol and other substance use disorder, reduce drinking and driving and deaths related to impaired driving, and the drug- or alcohol-related acquisition or transmission of HIV infection and viral hepatitis among diverse populations and settings; and, (b) pre-trial feasibility and acceptability testing for prevention services and systems research. (National Institutes of Health (NIH), HHS)

PrEP for HIV Prevention among Substance Using Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)   - NIDA is interested in research that addressing research gaps related to PrEP and its use among substance users, with the goals of improving PrEP management and implementation. Only one clinical trial has evaluated PrEP among PWID and systematic data regarding the broader use of PrEP among substance users are limited. There is a need to better understand the effects of substance use on PrEP effectiveness and better inform PrEP implementation among substance users. (National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), NIH)

Quality Improvement for Epidemic Control (QIEC))   - HRSA’s global projects work to build quality improvement, community engagement, and inter-professional education capacity within PEPFAR priority operating units (countries). HRSA projects and activities are planned and implemented in collaboration with other PEPFAR implementing agencies to ensure that all efforts are complementary and aligned with PEPFAR’s global strategic goals. (Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HHS)

Reducing Stigma to Improve HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment and Care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries   - Reducing Stigma to Improve HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment and Care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) seeks to stimulate new and impactful research towards the development of stigma reduction interventions leading to better outcomes for the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS and on the quality of life of People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWH) in LMICs. (Fogarty International Center, NIH)

Research and Demonstration Grants to Prevent Teen Pregnancy   - Funding to support new cooperative agreements to increase the number of effective programs to delay sexual initiation and prevent teen pregnancy and STIs by developing and evaluating new or innovative approaches. (Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH), HHS)

Ryan White & HIV/AIDS Program   - The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program works with cities, states, and local community-based organizations to provide services to people who do not have sufficient health care coverage or financial resources to cope with HIV disease. (Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HHS)

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Implementation Center for HIV Clinical Quality Improvement   - The purpose of this program is to assist RWHAP recipients and subrecipients with implementing clinical quality improvement methodologies and concepts, as required by the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009, to improve HIV health outcomes for people living with HIV (PLWH). (Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HHS)

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part C Capacity Development Program   - The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Part C Capacity Development Program serves to strengthen organizational infrastructure and increase capacity to develop, enhance, or expand access to high quality HIV primary health care services for low-income, uninsured, and underserved people living with HIV (PLWH). (Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HHS)

STD/HIV Disease Intervention Training Centers (DITC)   - Funding to strengthen capacity of local and state health departments to conduct STD/HIV intervention services. The intent is to transform Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS) training through expanded training content, consistent with the DIS Certification Job Task Analysis (JTA) core competencies, and enhanced knowledge to support the changing role of DIS and National DIS Certification. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

Strengthening the HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Care Continuum through Behavioral, Social, and Implementation Science (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)   - Funding for behavioral, social, and implementation science research designed to (a) identify gaps in the HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) care continuum and associated determinants; (b) develop and test interventions to strengthen PrEP delivery, use, and outcomes; and (c) reduce racial/ethnic and age-related disparities in PrEP uptake and use. (National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), NIH)

Strengthening the HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Care Continuum through Behavioral, Social, and Implementation Science (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)   - Funding for behavioral, social, and implementation science research designed to (a) identify gaps in the HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) care continuum and associated determinants; (b) develop and test interventions to strengthen PrEP delivery, use, and outcomes; and (c) reduce racial/ethnic and age-related disparities in PrEP uptake and use. (National Institutes of Health (NIH), HHS)

The Kent Richard Hofmann Foundation Grants   - Foundation provides grants to community-based organizations in support of care and direct services, education, and research for HIV/AIDS, with a focus on smaller and rural communities.

Using Archived Data and Specimen Collections to Advance Maternal and Pediatric HIV/AIDS Research (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)   - Funding to address the needs of the maternal and pediatric HIV scientific community for research data translation and sharing. This initiative will support secondary data analyses using archived HIV/AIDS data and specimens to generate new research questions and findings relevant to the scientific mission and priorities of the NICHD, Maternal and Pediatric Infectious Disease Branch (MPIDB) and Office of AIDS Research (OAR). T (National Institutes of Health (NIH), HHS)

AIDS/HIV Data   - Morbidity and mortality data on HIV and AIDS. (National Center for Health Statistics, CDC)

AIDSVu   - Interactive online map illustrating the prevalence of HIV in the United States. Users can visually explore the HIV epidemic alongside critical resources such as HIV testing center locations, HIV treatment center locations, and NIH-Funded HIV Prevention & Vaccine Trials Sites. (Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health)

CDC NPIN Community   - The NPIN Community offers a variety of tools and resources to support prevention efforts as well as provide a forum for users to: connect, share, and collaborate in meaningful conversations with other prevention partners; receive breaking news and the latest advancements in prevention strategies; and access information unique to the NPIN Community and CDC's partners. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

Community-Based Indicators for HIV Programs   - A collection of indicators to guide community-based HIV programs in monitoring their performance and thereby enhance informed decision making by governments, major donors, and implementing partners. The collection includes detailed indicator definitions, data use cases for selected indicators, additional resources, and a means to submit an indicator or make recommendations. (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, MEASURE Evaluation)

HIV Among Youth in the US   - Data on HIV infections in youth and actions to prevent risky behaviors in youth. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

HIV/AIDS Statistics and Surveillance   - The primary source for national HIV/AIDS incidence and prevalence data, published annually. Includes links to state-level reports also available online. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

HIV/AIDS Surveillance Data Base   - An effort by the Census Bureau and supporting agencies to compile international HIV seroprevalence data from information in published articles, conference presentations, and the media. (U.S. Census Bureau)

HIV/AIDS Survey Indicators Database   - An interactive tool for retrieving data on global HIV/AIDS indicators from surveys worldwide, with an option for browsing indicators by country.

HepVu   - Interactive online maps, state profiles, and resources that visualize the Hepatitis C epidemic across the country. (Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health)

NCHHSTP Atlas   - Interactive platform for accessing HIV, Viral Hepatitis, sexually transmitted disease (STD), and tuberculosis (TB) data collected by CDC's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP). (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

NCHHSTP AtlasPlus   - Web application allows users to use HIV, viral hepatitis, STD, and TB data from the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) to create maps, charts, and detailed reports, and analyze trends and patterns. (National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP), CDC)

NLM HIV/AIDS Resources   - A collection of websites selected and archived by the National Library of Medicine on biomedical, clinical, cultural, and social aspects of HIV/AIDS in the early 21st century. Website captures began in 2017 and are ongoing. (National Library of Medicine (NLM), NIH)

Opioid & Health Indicators Database   - A database of local, state, and national statistics on HIV and hepatitis C infections, opioid use and overdose rates, availability of drug treatment and needle exchange programs. Users can also compare data at the state and county levels to see the differential impact of the epidemic. (American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR))

STD Prevention Allocation Consequences Estimator (S.P.A.C.E. Monkey 1.0)   - A tool created for state and local sexually transmitted disease (STD) programs to estimate the impact of changes in their budgets. Estimating these effects is not an exact science, but SPACE Monkey helps STD prevention personnel make evidence-based calculations that show how budget changes impact disease burden and direct medical costs. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

Sexual and Gender Minority Clearinghouse   - Clearinghouse is designed to help improve the understanding of sexual and gender minority health and disparities, and provide information on health care access, health-related risk behaviors, chronic health conditions, and use of preventive services. Use this Clearinghouse as a resource to find surveys that include questions about sexual identity, attraction, and behavior. (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), HHS)

State Health Facts: HIV/AIDS   - Resource includes information on annual rates of HIV/AIDS diagnoses and deaths, federal HIV/AIDS funding, ADAP spending and enrollment, HIV and Medicaid, HIV prevention programs, HIV in prisons, and other relevant indicators. (Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF))

State Health Profiles   - Profiles present an overview of the burden of HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, STDs, and TB in the United States, all 50 states, and Washington, D.C. The profiles present the latest nationally representative data, as well as information about prevention and control programs that CDC supports nationally and in each state. Select (National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP), CDC)

U.S. HIV/AIDS Index   - Allows users to focus on available HIV/AIDS statistics at the national, state, U.S. congressional district and county levels, further segmented by age, gender and race/ethnicity. Free registration is required to use the Index. (National Minority Quality Forum)

UNAIDS Data   - Data and statistics on HIV/AIDS from surveys of pregnant women, population-based surveys, and other surveillance information. (United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS))

UNAIDS Key Populations Atlas   - Online tool that provides a range of information about members of key HIV-susceptible populations worldwide-sex workers, gay men and other men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, transgender people and prisoners. (United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS))

teen-SPARC STI Prevention and Risk Calculator   - The teen-SPARC Excel tool is designed to help public health jurisdictions and other entities explore the potential impact of behavior change on reducing sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among the sexually active high-school-attending adolescent population. (Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health)

+ Series   - Series designed for any organization committed to fighting HIV stigma and HIV, regardless of where they are located in the United States. Visitors can download materials that show their commitment to ending HIV stigma and HIV, using them to educate and raise public awareness about stopping HIV transmission.

AIDS Infonet   - Provides HIV/AIDS information in non-technical language in various languages. (International Association of Providers of AIDS Care)

AIDSinfo   - Provides information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and research. (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS))

ARHP: HIV/AIDS   - Resources for improving HIV/AIDS prevention and patient care. (Association of Reproductive Health Professionals)

Drugs + HIV > Learn the Link   - This site provides information in English and Spanish about the link between drug abuse and HIV infection. It contains information for young people, parents and teachers, and the media with links to the latest research findings and news updates. (National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), NIH)

Gender Diversity 101   - This independent study course discusses aspects of gender identity, gender discrimination and gender-related health disparities and how they impact clients. Participants will practice skills for assessing and treating gender-diverse clients who may be at risk for HIV or who have HIV. (AIDS Education & Training Center Program (AETC))

Global HIV/AIDS Timeline   - Timeline serves as a reference tool for the political, cultural, scientific, and community developments over the history of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. (Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF))

Glossary of HIV/AIDS-Related Terms   - The glossary, which includes definitions for more than 700 HIV/AIDS-related terms in English and Spanish, provides people living with HIV, their families and friends, health care professionals, and students a guide to understanding HIV. (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS))

Go2HIVInfo   - The Go2HIV app provides easy access to HIV information from the National Library of Medicine's HIV/AIDS-related websites. (National Library of Medicine (NLM), NIH)

Greater than AIDS   - A consumer health site that provides updated and comprehensive information about HIV prevention, testing, treatment, and more.

HIV Basics   - Site provides basic information on HIV, including transmission, prevention, testing, PrEP, PEP, and living with HIV. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

HIV Nexus   - The CDC HIV Nexus is a one-stop location for information across the HIV continuum, including up-to-date tools and guidelines for your practice, and educational materials for your patients. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

HIV Risk Reduction Tool   - A tool from the CDC to determine the risk of getting or transmitting HIV and recommendations on lowering those risks. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

HIV Service Locators   - The widget combines four key HIV prevention services (HIV testing, PrEP, PEP, and condoms) in one locator. Through the locator widget, users can find HIV prevention services near them with a simple zip code search. The page also includes the embed code to add to other websites. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

HIV, AIDS, and Older People   - Facts, resources, transmission, treatment information for older adults on HIV/AIDS. (National Institute on Aging (NIA), NIH)

HIV/AIDS Resource Library   - A resource library from the CDC that provides patient resources, reports, presentations, and webinars on HIV/AIDS. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

His Health   - A united community of healthcare providers and advocates who are passionately committed to raising the standard of care for Black gay men.

His Health Continuing Education Trainings   - Continuing education modules on health assessment, PrEP, linkage and engagement, and transgender health focused on black LGBT patient communities. (National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD))

In It Together: National Health Literacy Project for Black MSM   - A health literacy training initiative for health care professionals serving black/African American Men who have Sex with Men (MSM), designed to increase health professionals' understanding and use of health literacy strategies and approaches that impact engagement and retention in HIV care and treatment. Resources include a trainer curriculum, community training, promotional material, and a Health Literacy resource Guide. (Technical Assistance Resources, Guidance, Education & Training (TARGET) Center)

Let's Stop HIV Together   - National campaign to combat complacency about HIV and AIDS in the United States. The campaign focuses on raising awareness among all Americans and reducing the risk of infection among the hardest-hit populations - gay and bisexual men, African Americans, Latinos, and other communities at increased risk. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

Let's Stop HIV Together: HIV Prevention   - Website contains information and materials for health care providers, whole-care teams, social service providers, and transgender people, with the goal of reducing new HIV infections and improving the health of transgender people who are living with HIV. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

Molecular HIV Surveillance   - Learn more about MHS and how health departments and CDC use this data to guide HIV prevention efforts. (Urban Coalition for HIV/AIDS Prevention Services (UCHAPS))

National HIV Testing Day - June 27   - June 27 is HIV Testing Day. This CDC page has resources, social media images and messages, and posters/infographics that local health departments can use to promote HIV testing. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

National HIV Testing Resources   - This consumer-focused site returns a list of HIV testing centers within a specified distance from a zip code, indicating whether free testing is available and specifying the exact services provided. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

Plan to END the HIV/AIDS Epidemic   - This website walks through several key aspects of Ending the Epidemic (EtE) strategies, with examples of existing plans and development tools to help start or continue similar initiatives in virtually all U.S. jurisdictions. (Treatment Action Group (TAG))

Positive Spin   - Comprehensive digital educational tool that uses personal storytelling to promote the importance of getting people with HIV into treatment. (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS))

Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment Toolkit   - The toolkit compiles evidence-based and promising models and resources to support organizations implementing HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment programs in rural communities across the United States. (Rural Health Information Hub)

Start Talking, Stop HIV   - National communication campaign that encourages gay and bisexual men to talk openly with their sexual partners about HIV risk and prevention strategies. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

Start Talking. Stop HIV. Campaign Brochure   - CDC's Let's Stop HIV Together consists of several concurrent HIV prevention campaigns and projects that use mass media (TV, radio, newspapers, magazines, and the Internet) to deliver important HIV prevention messages to a variety of audiences in the US. Fact sheet outlines these campaigns. This brochure describes one campaign. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

World AIDS Day - December 1   - Resources, tools, and information on promoting World AIDS Day. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

World Hepatitis Day - July 28   - World Hepatitis Day (WHD) brings the world together under a single theme to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis and to influence real change. One of just four disease-specific global awareness days officially endorsed by the World Health Organization (WHO), WHD unites patient organisations, governments, medical professionals, civil society, industry and the general public to boost the global profile of viral hepatitis. (World Health Organization (WHO))

AIDS United   - Resource for educational materials on lobbying, the federal budget, and the legislative process as they impact HIV/AIDS policy in the United States. Members include community based organizations, health departments, and grassroots groups united to improve the lives of HIV-positive people and prevent new infection.

HIV Laws and Policies Analytics   - Platform to view data on HIV-related laws and policies in countries compiled from official sources and reported by both national authorities and civil society to UNAIDS and the World Health Organization. It allows users to chart and map data on HIV-related laws and policies and compare them with data on key indicators on the HIV epidemic and response (United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS))

Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy   - The Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP) advises the Assistant Secretary for Health and senior HHS officials on the appropriate and timely implementation and development of policies, programs, and activities related to HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, other infectious diseases of public health significance, and blood safety and availability. (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS))

State School-Based Health Education Law Summary Reports   - State-level summary reports of a CDC analysis of state laws and regulations related to health education and specific to school-based sexual health education, HIV prevention education, and STD prevention education in the U.S. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

The Global Health and HIV Policy Program   - Home to the Kaiser Family Foundation's policy analysis on domestic and international HIV/AIDS issues. The site offer links to free resources including fact sheets on specific populations affected by HIV/AIDS. (Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF))

Compendium of Evidence-Based Interventions and Best Practices for HIV Prevention   - Evidence-based interventions and best practices identified by the CDC's Prevention Research Synthesis Project through a series of ongoing systematic reviews. Interventions and best practices include linkage, retention, and re-engagement in HIV care; medication adherence, and risk reduction. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention Strategic Plan 2017 - 2020   - Strategic plan updates the goals of the DHAP, including preventing new HIV infections, improving health outcomes for those living with HIV, reducing HIV-related disparities and health inequities, and improving effectiveness and efficiency of operations. (National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP), CDC)

Glossary of HIV/AIDS-Related Terms (2015)   - The 8th Edition of the AIDSinfo Glossary of HIV/AIDS-Related Terms continues to provide people living with HIV, their families and their friends, health care professionals, and students a roadmap to understand HIV. (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS))

Guide for HIV/AIDS Clinical Care (2014)   - This manual was developed to provide HIV/AIDS clinicians with ready access to practical, current, treatment information so that they may provide quality care to people living with HIV. (Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HHS)

HIV Surveillance Reports   - HIV Surveillance, Supplemental, Special, and Technical Reports based on data from the CDC's National HIV Surveillance System. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

HRSA HAB eLibrary   - This page has been created to centralize peer-reviewed journal articles that demonstrate the impact of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. Articles are organized by category and some articles may be listed under multiple categories. Articles are also organized by HRSA authorship and/or sponsorship and publication year. (Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HHS)

Healthy People 2010: Focus Area 13: HIV   - *Archived content* Focus Area 13: HIV of the Healthy People 2010 documentation spells out the nation's goals and objectives for reducing the number of new HIV infections and increasing treatment for people already infected with HIV. (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS))

JSI - HIV & Infectious Diseases   - Reports on projects that address HIV and AIDS prevention, care, and support needs both in the U.S. and worldwide. (John Snow, Inc.)

MMWR Recent HIV Related Reports   - A directory page for all MMWR reports relating to HIV/AIDS, with a searchable and browsable archive. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States   - The National HIV/AIDS Strategy provides a set of priorities and strategic action steps tied to measurable outcomes for moving the Nation forward in addressing the domestic HIV epidemic. (Office of National AIDS Policy, The White House)

Open AIDS Journal   - Open access online journal that includes research articles, reviews, and letters in all areas of research on HIV/AIDS. The journal covers recent studies on experimental, clinical, therapeutic, pathogenesis, vaccines, drug resistance, diagnostics, and virology on HIV/AIDS.

PubMed AIDS Subset   - PubMed search strategy specific to journal articles on HIV/AIDS. (National Library of Medicine (NLM), NIH)

Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance 2018   - Combined cases of syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia reached an all-time high in the United States in 2018, according to the annual Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Report just released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

The Open AIDS Journal   - An open-access, online, peer-reviewed journal which publishes research articles, reviews, and letters on HIV/AIDS research.

UNESCO HIV and Health Education Clearinghouse   - The Clearinghouse provides: a virtual resource library of HIV and health education policies, programmes and research; a calendar of HIV- and health education-related events; a selection of news on HIV and health education from around the world; and enquiry and literature search services. (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO))

Viral Hepatitis Action Plan (2017 - 2020)   - The updated action plan outlines strategies to prevent new hepatitis infections, reduce deaths and improve the health of t hose living with hepatitis, reduce hepatitis health disparities, and coordinate, monitor, and report on implementation of hepatitis activities. (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS))

    • + Upcoming Events

Adolescent HIV Care and Treatment, A Training Curriculum for Health Workers   - ICAP developed the comprehensive Adolescent HIV Care and Treatment: A Training Curriculum for Health Workers. This innovative training package aims to empower multidisciplinary health workers to have the confidence and skills to provide comprehensive, youth-friendly HIV services that support adolescents' healthy development, psychosocial well being, retention, adherence, sexual and reproductive health, and eventual transition to adult HIV services. (Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health)

Building Leaders of Color Living with HIV (BLOC)   - The goal of the BLOC program is to increase the number of Persons of Color Living with HIV who are prepared to engage in leadership roles and activities related to HIV service delivery. Successful applicants will be asked to identify opportunities to engage and participate meaningfully in decision making bodies and planning boards that service people living with HIV. (National Minority AIDS Council)

HIV Care and Sexual Health Assessment for American Indian and Alaska Native Patients   - This course will help prepare you to provide optimal HIV prevention, screening and treatment in any primary care setting. You will learn practical tips for performing a brief sexual health assessment and how to provide HIV and sexual health services in a culturally sensitive manner to people of all genders and sexual orientations. (Urban Indian Health Institute)

HIV/AIDS Information Resources from the National Library of Medicine   - This 30-minute on-demand training module provides an overview of HIV/AIDS resources available from the National Library of Medicine. Resources covered inclue AIDSource, AIDSinfo®, ClinicalTrials.gov, MedlinePlus®, PubMed®/MEDLINE®, and Public Health Partners. (National Library of Medicine (NLM), NIH)

National HIV Curriculum   - The NHC provides free, ongoing, up-to-date information needed to meet the core competency knowledge for HIV prevention, screening, diagnosis, and ongoing treatment and care to healthcare providers in the United States. (AIDS Education & Training Center Program (AETC))

National Network of STD Clinical Prevention Training Centers (PTCs   - The National Network of STD/HIV Prevention Training Centers (PTCs) is a CDC-funded group of regional centers created in partnership with health departments and universities. The PTCs are dedicated to increasing the knowledge and skills of health professionals in the areas of sexual and reproductive health. The National Network provides health professionals with a spectrum of state-of-the-art educational opportunities including experiential learning with an emphasis on prevention. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

National STD Curriculum   - A free educational site which addresses the epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, management, and prevention of STDs. (University of Washington)

PrEP for HIV Prevention   - Educational series to increase awareness and knowledge of the role of Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention and to explore the potential roles for local health departments in delivering PrEP or supporting PrEP delivery as part of comprehensive HIV prevention programs. (National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO))

STD Program Evaluation Tools & Training   - STD Program Evaluation Tools & Trainings (STD PETT) provides a six-step evaluation approach to help local, state, tribal, and territorial STD programs better understand where their efforts have been effective, and how to improve. (National Coalition of STD Directors)