Planning Body Resources

HIV planning groups are responsible for overseeing the planning and implementation of integrated HIV prevention and care activities within communities.

Tools and Resources

HIV Planning Body Assessment Guide: A Resource for Integrated HIV Planning Bodies
HealthHIV developed this Planning Body Assessment Guide on behalf of the Integrated HIV/AIDS Planning Technical Assistance Center (IHAP TAC) to help integrated HIV planning bodies review and evaluate the effectiveness of their structure, policies and procedures, membership, and stakeholder and consumer engagement. This guide helps integrated HIV planning bodies identify areas for improvement and develop more effective and efficient planning processes.

Integrated Planning Activities for Prevention and Care: Best Practices and Lessons Learned
(April 2019)
This webinar reviewed integrated HIV planning activities. Attendees learned about various models of collaboration and integration, benefits of integrated planning, and potential challenges for jurisdictions. The webinar featured guest presenters from Memphis, TN and San Francisco, CA who shared their jurisdictions' efforts to integrate HIV prevention and care planning activities. They also discussed lessons learned and promising practices.

Roles and Responsibilities for Prevention and Care Planning Bodies and Integrated Planning
(October 2019)
This crosswalk document, adapted with permission from EGM Consulting LLC, provides information on the roles and responsibilities of HRSA HAB and CDC DHAP Planning Bodies in Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Planning and related activities, such as Needs Assessments and Statewide Coordinated Statement of Needs. The information provided is from relevant legislative and regulatory documents that guide and inform the work of these planning bodies.

Merging Prevention and Care Planning Groups
This page describes the purpose of HIV planning groups and how integration can take place within a jurisdiction, and provides examples of different approaches to collaborative integrated prevention and care planning activities. Jurisdictions opting for a fully merged planning body can find promising practices and tips to help them through the process.