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These stories highlight people, programs, and topics to inspire and inform the Ryan White community.

  • Hep Awareness Month
    April 2019

    Despite advances in HIV treatment that have allowed for near-normal life expectancies for PLWH, those who are coinfected with HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) still have a high risk of liver-related illness and death.  Approximately 25% of PLWH...

  • April 2019

    The HIV care needs of transgender clients parallel those of the broader Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) client population in that they reflect challenges faced by economically disadvantaged minorities who often must grapple with housing...

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    April 2019

    Twenty-one percent of new HIV cases in 2016 in the United States occurred among young people (ages 13-24), according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These new infections occurred overwhelmingly among gay/bisexual men...

  • March 2019

    HIV rates among American Indians/Alaska Natives are lower than rates reported among most racial/ethnic groups but higher than rates among Asians and whites, according to the CDC.

    According to the 2017 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Annual...

  • March 2019

    Women account for nearly one fourth of people living with HIV infection in the United States (CDC data) and 26.9% of Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) clients (2017 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Annual Client-Level Data Report). Minority women...

  • February 2019
    Remarkable Improvements in Viral Suppression 

    HRSA's Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) provides services to low income individuals living with HIV who have no health care coverage (public or private), have insufficient health care coverage, or...

  • National HIV Curriculum Virus Image
    January 2019

    For several decades, delivery of state-of-the-art HIV care has been guided by treatment guidelines and training clinicians on their use through the AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETC) and other means. However, there is a growing shortage...

  • January 2019

    TargetHIV with Lauren Kettler Gold and Kelsey Holloman, Broward County Health Care Services

    There was no official (or unofficial for that matter) competition for “best poster” at HRSA's 2018 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care &...

  • December 2018
    Data. Data. Data. 

    Data have permeated this year’s conference. The 2017 RWHAP client level data report was released, documenting ever-improving viral suppression rates for RWHAP clients (video). Innovative uses of data in guiding program efforts...

  • Ryan White 2018
    December 2018

    In this recap we highlight the work of the AETC network in training a new generation of HIV clinicians and provide a first-person insight on quality improvement training at the state level. 

    Preparing the Next Generation of HIV Providers 

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  • Ryan White Conference Logo
    December 2018

    The word “evidence” appears 47 times in various Ryan White Conference session titles; "evidence-informed," 14 times. Identifying and disseminating innovative, effective HIV interventions is an ongoing focus of the RWHAP under the SPNS program and...

  • December 2018

    Thirty-seven business and topic-specific meetings dominated Day One of the 2018 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care & Treatment. These sessions were organized by RWHAP Part in order to allow for more in-depth exploration of topics such...

  • Ryan White Conference 2018 Logo
    December 2018

    More than 600 clinicians are attending the 2018 Clinical Conference at the National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care & Treatment. This event has taken place annually for nearly two decades and serves to reach and educate front-line HIV...

  • HRSA Logo
    December 2018

    The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) recently awarded three new cooperative agreements and six contracts to support the implementation of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program in order to improve health...

  • World AIDS Day
    November 2018

    December 1, 2018 is World AIDS Day. This year's U.S. federal government theme: Saving Lives through Leadership and Partnerships.

    Leadership & Partnerships

    The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) addresses this year's theme nicely as it...

  • November 2018

    Cross-post from HRSA Newsroom (via HIV.gov blog). HRSA led Study Shows Reduction in Viral Suppression Disparities among Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Clients

    A new study led by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) found...

  • October 2018

    The Preparing for 2019 Open Enrollment series was prepared by HRSA's ACE TA Center to help agencies assist clients with enrollment and renewals during the 2019 Marketplace Open Enrollment Period, November 1 through December 15, 2018 in most...

  • Northern Georgia Health District Logo
    October 2018

    Although impressive gains have been made in HIV health outcomes, some clients continue to have difficulty taking their daily medications and keeping clinic appointments. Living Bridge Center in Dalton, Georgia, is just one of the agencies funded...

  • HRSA HAB Logo
    October 2018

    Cross-post of an HIV.gov blog cross-post from HHS.gov - Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that approximately $2.34 billion in Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program grants were awarded to cities, counties, states, and local...

  • Latinx AIDS Day
    October 2018

    Latinos, who comprise 18% of the U.S. population, bear a disproportionate HIV/AIDS burden. In 2015, Latinos represented 24 percent of new HIV diagnoses; most of these cases are among Latino men who have sex with men (MSM). Overall, Latino HIV...

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    September 2018

    As it was in the earliest days of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, gay and bisexual men (men who have sex with men, MSM) comprise the majority of HIV/AIDS cases in the U.S. MSM represent 64.1% of clients served by the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.

    MSM...

  • cqii logo
    September 2018

    The HRSA Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program's Center for Quality Improvement and Innovation (CQII) and the HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) are pleased to announce the 2018 Quality Award Winners.

    Congratulations to our winners and thank you to everyone...

  • September 2018

    Nearly half of Americans living with diagnosed HIV are 50 and older. Most contracted HIV at a younger age and are living longer because they are engaged in HIV/AIDS care and benefiting from effective treatments. However, a significant proportion...

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    September 2018

    It's easier than ever to stay on target. The Health Resources and Services Administration's (HRSA) Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) technical assistance (TA) and training website has undergone a major update to make it easier for users to...

  • Harold Phillips
    July 2018

    The synergy found in HRSA's HIV work across domestic and global programming was just one of the topics covered in HIV.gov's Facebook Live interview with Harold Phillips, Director of the HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau's Office of HIV/AIDS Training and...

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