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Updates from His Health on Engaging Black MSM in HIV Care

Thursday, December 27, 2018


Summarized from the His Health Listserv - Below is a summary of new and existing resources from His Health, funded by HRSA to educate providers on the delivery of HIV health care services for Black men who have sex with men (MSM) to enhance engagement and retention in care. 

  • New Trainings: His Health has released two new trainings: PrEP 2.0 and Whole-Health Assessment 2.0.
  • Continuing Education: Earlier this year, His Health started a Continuing Education Competition (with prizes) to encourage healthcare providers, public health professionals, educators, and students to enroll in at least one of the six His Health courses. Over 500 participants enrolled and completed at least one course. His Health's free and accredited His Health continuing education trainings are designed by expert faculty to help medical and public health professionals deliver more holistic, affirming, and uplifting care for Black LGBTQ patient communities. Topics include PrEPWhole-Health AssessmentTransgender Health, and Linkage and Engagement.
  • Models of Excellence: His Health has identified sexual health programs around the country that focus on health care for black gay and bisexual men and transgender patients.
  • Provider Directory: His Health has a directory of culturally responsive healthcare providers, created for and by black gay and bisexual men and transgender patients.

Interested in His Health training for your health department or organization? His Health offers webinars tailored to your organization, on-site training and presentations, and press kits to distribute to medical and public health professionals in your jurisdiction. Contact His Health for more details.

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