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

  • 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...

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

    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...

  • 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...

  • AIDS 2018 Logo
    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...

  • NASHP Logo
    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...

  • Logo His Health
    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...

  • HRSA Logo
    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...

  •  HIV.gov ribbons
    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...
  • In It Together Image
    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...

  • Logo of USCA 2017
    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 ...

  • Logo of USCA 2017
    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...

  • USCA 2017 Logo
    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...

  • August 2017

    Highlights from Laura W. Cheever, MD, ScM, HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau Associate Administrator and Conference Co-Chair

    The field of HIV/AIDS care and treatment continues to evolve rapidly. Groundbreaking developments in HIV research are regularly ...

  • Logo of National Quality Center
    July 2017

    The National Quality Center (NQC), a HRSA-funded cooperative agreement, has announced the winners of the 2017 Quality of Care Awards. Each year NQC receives a multitude of applications that show the sophistication of the quality improvement work...

  • July 2017

    From the National Quality Center (now called CQII), from an ongoing series of profiles of activities and insights from Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program agencies implementing clinical quality management.

    When it became a [Ryan White HIV/AIDS...

  • Three People at Computer
    March 2017

    CAREWare users are problem-solvers of a group kind. And they act pretty fast.

    In mid-January, there was a mini-flurry of concerns on the CAREWare listserv that client records were “disappearing” from the CAREWare database. Agencies...

  • Ryan White 2016 Meeting Logo
    February 2017

    Conference poster sessions are standard offerings at national meetings but, for some attendees, they get overlooked in the mix of workshops and plenaries and, well, eating and talking to colleagues. That’s why we are bringing a mini-recap of just...