Individuals who identify as transgender (particularly, transgender women) have particularly higher rates of HIV infection. Rates are thought to be especially high among African American transgender women. Transgender individuals face significant barriers to accessing HIV and other medical care and social support services.
Guidelines and Manuals
SPNS Transgender Women of Color InitiativeNovember 2018
This SPNS initiative examined innovative models for linkage to and retention in HIV care and produced a series of intervention manuals on best practices.
Clinical care guides for various populations (based upon their racial, ethnic, and gender characteristics) and specific conditions.
Webinars and Training
Evidence-Informed Interventions (E2i)May 2018
Overview of E2i goal to identify and provide support for the implementation of evidence-informed interventions to reduce HIV-related health disparities and improve health outcomes.
National Center for Innovation in HIV CareJune 2016
Panelists discuss the social determinants of health that create barriers to prevention and care for young adult Latino(a)s.
Ways to address the behavioral health needs of transgender and gender non-conforming patients in a culturally appropriate manner, featuring promising practices of HRSA grantees.
Insights on assisting transgender individuals with the following:
- Health coverage
- Covering HRSA policy
- Culturally-effective and appropriate strategies
- ADAP and ACA considerations
- Translating coverage into clinically appropriate care
Howard Brown Health CenterOctober 2012
Curriculum for nurses teaching cultural competency in the care of LGBT older adults.
Reports and Best Practices
Document highlights programming options for ADAPs to better serve transgender communities.
National Center for Innovation in HIV CareMay 2016
This Brief discusses HIV and Aging
National Center for Innovation in HIV CareDecember 2015
This brief includes:
- A discussion of the research to date on the safety of PrEP use among transgender women
- Guidance for clinicians on prescribing PrEP to transgender women
- Recommendations for more intensive research on HIV prevention technologies for transgender wome
HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)September 2014
Implementation guide for HIV providers on addressing the unique needs of women of color.
HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)January 2006
Workbooks describing ways to help connect people living with HIV/AIDS to medical care. Estos cuadernos describen la manera de asistir a conectar personas que viven con VIH/SIDA con el sistema médico.
Resource focused on increasing access to health care services for trans and gender-variant communities.
AETC National Coordinating Resource Center (NCRC)January 2018
HIV clinical training resources and and collaborative support for the AETC Program.