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

  • 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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  • 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...

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    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...

  • 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...

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    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...

  • 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. The Living Bridge Center in Dalton, Georgia, is funded by the Ryan White HIV...

  • CQII Logo Square
    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...

  • 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...

  • 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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    June 2018

    One of the primary objectives of AIDS 2018, the 22nd International AIDS Conference, is to explore evidence-informed HIV interventions designed for key populations: people living with HIV, displaced populations, men who have sex with men (MSM),...

  • CDC MMWR on First AIDS Cases in 1981
    June 2018

    HIV.gov's June 5 blog reminded us that this was the day 37 years ago was when the first AIDS cases were reported, in a CDC a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) on five cases of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) among gay men in Los...

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    January 2018

    Cross-Posted from HIV.gov blog

    HHS has supported the development of a toolkit that can help state Medicaid programs and health departments to work together to improve viral suppression rates among people living with HIV, making them...

  • December 2017

    HRSA has developed four manuals to help Ryan White-funded (and other) HIV agencies implement evidence-informed interventions tested by the Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS) program for linking, re-engaging, and retaining persons...

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    November 2017

    Guest Blog from His Health - Online training for health care professionals on delivery of HIV care for black men who have sex with men (MSM) is available from His Health, a HRSA-funded training initiative. His Health offers a full range of...

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    November 2017

    Cross-posted from HIV.gov Blog - Laura Cheever, MD, ScM, Associate Administrator, HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, November 29, 2017

    The Health Resources and...

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    October 2017

    Each, year, 11 national and international HIV/AIDS Awareness Days focus attention on specific populations and issues.

    See HIV.GOV for detailed information on the Awareness Days. Learn about related Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program activities...
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    October 2017

    Cross-post of 10/3/17 HIV.gov blog. By Michelle Vatalaro, Health Literacy Lead, In It Together project, and Mira Levinson, Project Director, In It Together project 

    October is Health Literacy Month, so now is a great time to start on the...

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    September 2017

    The final day of USCA 2017 included a HRSA session, Supporting the Leadership of Jurisdictions in Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Planning. This workshop reviewed the status of HRSA and CDC efforts to promote integrated HIV prevention and care...

  • September 2017

    We covered three sessions today: a morning HRSA workshop on HIV care data, an afternoon session on the National HIV Curriculum (see below), and a lunchtime plenary session featuring speakers from federal agencies HRSA, CDC, NIH, and the HHS ...

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    September 2017

    Two sessions we attended today focused on the tremendous strides that are being made in the area of HIV care and treatment. The first covered ongoing work within Ryan White HIV/AIDS Programs (RWHAP) to improve the quality of HIV care. The second...

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    September 2017
    Models and Best Practices

    People who receive services through the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) do far better in terms of retention in care and viral suppression compared with the general population of people living with HIV in the United...