Support PHACS Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Efforts

Support PHACS Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Efforts

Support PHACS families in Puerto Rico affected by Hurricane Maria by donating requested supplies via our Amazon registry. 

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New! PHACS Film Series

New! PHACS Film Series

Watch PHACS young adult participants and caregivers share their stories and perspectives in a new film series. 

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Community Engagement

Community Engagement

Read about our Community Advisory Boards and health education initiatives.

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Putting the Pieces Together

Putting the Pieces Together

Learn about our research into the long-term effects on children and young adults of ARV exposure and HIV infection since birth. 

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HIV/AIDS News

2018 Quick Reference Guide: Recommended laboratory HIV testing algorithm for serum or plasma specimens

This updates the 2014 Laboratory HIV Testing algorithm guidance as a key HIV supplemental test was withdrawn from the market and replaced with a newer rapid HIV supplemental test that is automatically read, and has multiple interpretations for users.

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Status of HIV Epidemic Control Among Adolescent Girls and Young Women Aged 15–24 Years — Seven African Countries, 2015–2017

Analysis of data from Population-based HIV Impact Assessment surveys conducted during 2015–2017 in seven countries in Eastern and Southern Africa found that the prevalence of HIV infection among adolescent girls and young women was 3.6%. Among those who were HIV-positive, 46.3% reported being aware of their status, and among those aware of their HIV-positive status, 85.5% reported current antiretroviral treatment (ART) use. Overall, viral load suppression among HIV-infected adolescent girls and young women, regardless of status awareness or current use of ART, was 45.0%, well below the UNAIDS target of 73%.

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Events & Announcements

Upcoming Meetings

Upcoming Meetings

SAVE THE DATES!

2018

The Spring 2018 Leadership Retreat will be held at the Bolger Center on April 9-10, 2018 in Potomac, Maryland.

The Fall 2018 Network Meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda Hotel on September 17-18, 2018 in Bethesda, Maryland.

2019

The Spring 2019 Leadership Retreat will be held at the Bolger Center on April 8-9, 2019 in Potomac, Maryland.

 All meeting presentations from the Fall 2017 Network Meeting have been posted to the "2017-09" Network Meeting folder located in "Documents."

 

Collaborative HIV program improves long-term care for youths in the United States

A pilot program to help adolescents and young adults with HIV navigate the health care system raised the percentage of youths who remained in care compared to national estimates, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health. 

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