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

  • IHAP TA Center Logo
    December 2019

    By Jamal Refuge, IHAP TAC

    The IHAP TAC the (Integrated HIV/AIDS Planning Technical Assistance Center) always looks forward to learning how jurisdictions implement their Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Plans or what innovative...

  • December 2019

    Laura W. Cheever, MD, ScM, Associate Administrator, HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau - The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Annual Client-Level Data Report, 2018 has been published. ...

  • World AIDS Day
    November 2019

    December 1, 2019 is World AIDS Day. This year's U.S. theme: Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Community by Community, which reflects the international theme, Communities Make the Difference.

    The Community Infrastructure to Help End the Epidemic...
  • project logo
    November 2019

    HRSA's HIV/AIDS Bureau has funded a number of initiatives to explore innovations in HIV care delivery. One such effort is the HIV, Housing & Employment Project, which recently released the following "issue briefs" examining innovative...

  • ACE TA Center
    October 2019

    Does your organization use multiple communication channels to engage clients and community partners during Open Enrollment? This blog covers two areas to help maximize the reach of your Open Enrollment messaging strategy.

    Key channels for...
  • National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
    October 2019

    Latinos represent 26% of new HIV diagnoses in the United States, but make only 18.3% of the overall population (CDC, 2016). Most new HIV cases among Latinos are among men who have sex with men, MSM; these increases are concentrated in Arizona,...

  • 2019 Ryan White Biennial Report
    September 2019

    The latest biennial report on the work of HRSA’s Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program has been released, highlighting five RWHAP recipients. The report, Advancing Innovation to End the HIV Epidemic: 2019 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Highlights, reviews...

  • logo-national-gay-men-hiv-awareness
    September 2019

    From the first reported HIV/AIDS cases in the United States in 1981 to the present, the majority of both HIV and AIDS cases have been among gay and bisexual men (men who have sex with men, MSM) and, disproportionately, among African American MSM...

  • ACE TA Center
    September 2019

    Does your organization have an Open Enrollment messaging strategy for engaging clients and community partners? There is still time before the Marketplace Open Enrollment begins to update your messaging strategy. This blog focuses on how to refine...

  • Ending the Epidemic City State Map 2019
    September 2019

    Cross-post of blog - By: Laura Cheever, MD, ScM, Associate Administrator for the HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - September 13, 2019

    Among the 100+...

  • Logo: National HIV Aging Awareness
    September 2019

    Nearly half of Americans with diagnosed HIV are aged 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...

  • USCA 2019 Logo
    September 2019

    On Thursday, September 5, the opening plenary at USCA 2019 set the early mood at the meeting: the nation is quite possibly on the path to Ending the HIV Epidemic in America. Dr. Robert Redfield, CDC Director, sat down with Joy Ann Reid of MSNBC ...

  • woman at map
    August 2019

    In this blog, we describe how academic journal articles on HRSA Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program activities have been translated into evidence-informed intervention tools, how more of these resources are on the way, and how you can find them on...

  • HIV Housing Employment Badge
    August 2019

    This issue brief provides a general overview of best practices for integrating a navigation model/intervention into a clinic or services agency, developed under the HRSA-funded The HIV, Housing, and Employment Project out of Boston University...

  • Housing Impact Woman in Room
    August 2019

    The HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) is highlighting data on housing instability and homelessness among Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) clients, and the relationship of housing status to viral load suppression. These markers are key components of...

  • PrEP Works
    August 2019

    PrEP, or pre-exposure prevention, has been recognized as a safe and effective approach for HIV prevention for more than five years. Federal guidelines released May 2014 (and updated in 2017) put an official stamp endorsing the use of a daily...

  • IAS Conference 2019 Badge
    July 2019

    Viral suppression among transgender women living with HIV increased over a two-year period. This was due to a mix of individual and organizational interventions. This is according to an oral abstract of a HRSA-funded study presented July 22 at...

  • Stacy Cohen at CROI 2019
    July 2019

    Re-blog from - Colleagues from HRSA’s HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) recently conducted an analysis of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program’s client population that is over 50 years old. We caught up with Stacy Cohen, one of the authors of the analysis...

  •  National HIV Testing Day Logo
    June 2019

    About 15% of the people in the U.S. who have HIV do not know they are infected. That's about 162,000 individuals (or 1 out of 7 of the nation's 1.1 million people living with HIV). According to CDC, 40% of new HIV infections are transmitted by...

  • Transgender Woman
    June 2019

    HRSA's HIV/AIDS Bureau supports initiatives that focus on sexual minority communities facing challenges with HIV care engagement. Projects are designed to enhance Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) services that reach individuals and populations...

  • api Logo
    May 2019

    Asians and Pacific Islanders (APIs) represent just two percent (2%) of new HIV infections, although new HIV infections among API gay/bisexual men have increased dramatically in recent years. Asians comprise 1.4% of Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (...

  • Hep Awareness Month
    May 2019

    Dear Colleague:

    May is Hepatitis Awareness Month in the United States, and May 19, 2019, is Hepatitis Testing Day.  The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) has a long-standing commitment to people...

  • NTHTD Umbrella logo
    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. Many of whom must grapple with housing...

  • nyhaad-logo
    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...

  • Ryan White and Native American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day logo
    March 2019

    HIV rates among American Indians and Alaska Natives are lower than rates reported among most racial/ethnic groups but higher than rates among Asians and whites, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).