These stories highlight people, programs, and topics to inspire and inform the Ryan White community.
- Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) clients should be sure to file their federal taxes, or request an extension, by April 15, 2024.
A significant proportion of African Americans living with HIV/AIDS get care from HRSA's Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.
- December 1 is World AIDS Day. The 2023 theme is World AIDS Day 35: Remember and Commit.
- The HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau HIV awareness initiative called the CHANGE Initiative exhibited at Atlanta Black Pride 2023.
Learn about the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program's commitment to HIV/AIDS care among Latino populations.
- Resources that showcase best practices for implementing Rapid Start.
Learn about Ryan White HIV care innovations targeted to gay/bisexual men, who comprise nearly half of the program's clients.
HRSA has devoted increased attention to addressing the needs of older individuals with HIV with guidances, intervention ideas, and a new aging and HIV initiative.
- Interventions applied in Southern locations, with evidence that they improve HIV care outcomes.
Summary of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) provisions under HRSA and the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program and PrEP resources on coverage and costs and providers with PrEP expertise.
- A New York City HIV medical home model has documented significant improvements in care re-engagement and viral suppression.
- The HRSA CHANGE initiative seeks to enhance awareness in African American communities about HIV and effective treatments.
RWHAP activities to enhance HIV testing in order to bring more infected persons into care.
In 2021, Asians and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders each comprised less than 2% of Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) clients.
Access these tools on integrating hepatitis screening and treatment within HIV care programs.
- Steps to help clients and other individuals living with HIV avoid gaps in coverage and care during the post-COVID-19 Medicaid unwinding period.
- Over half a million individuals get HIV care from HRSA's Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP). In 2021, 2.4% were transgender.
- Technology-focused tools to support HIV care engagement.
The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program has a rich history as an delivering HIV care to young people, especially hard-to-reach populations.
- Jurisdictions implement the Imagine: Ending HIV. It’s Possible. Campaign to inspire the HIV workforce.
American Indians/Alaska Natives comprise 0.5% of persons receiving HIV care from the RWHAP.
From 2010 through 2021, viral suppression increased from 66.3% to 89.9% among female RWHAP clients receiving HIV medical care.
- Taxes and health coverage are connected in two important ways: providing proof of health coverage when required; reconciling under- or over-paid premium tax credits.
People with HIV are at a much higher risk of being unstably housed or homeless than the general population. In turn, less stable housing hinders HIV viral suppression.
- A searchable database is now available to access slides and videos from HRSA Ryan White Conferences stretching back to 2020.