COVID-19 and PHACS

COVID-19 and PHACS

Click for resources on COVID-19 and HIV, as well as PHACS' response to the pandemic. 

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Watch PHACS Community Stories from AIDS 2020: Virtual

Watch PHACS Community Stories from AIDS 2020: Virtual

Click to watch community presentations from AIDS 2020: Virtual. 

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Community Engagement

Community Engagement

Read about PHACS' Community Advisory Boards and health education initiatives.

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HIV/AIDS News

Using Public Health Policy to Reduce the Morbidity, Mortality, and Incidence of HIV, Viral Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Tuberculosis

On Monday, Aug 17, 2020 ASPPH will present a webinar that features a special issue of Public Health Reports sponsored by CDC that promotes policy research, creation, and implementation as key to addressing HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases and tuberculosis. Dr. Jared Stokes (Editorial Fellow, Public Health Reports) will host the webinar and Ms. Sara Zeigler (Associate Director for Policy at CDC's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention) will facilitate the panel discussion on behalf of the special issue editors. Join us as we discuss two of the featured articles from this special issue.

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Advancing the Ending the HIV Epidemic Initiative with a $109 Million Investment in 57 Areas of the United States

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has just awarded $109 million to 32 state and local health departments that represent the 57 jurisdictions across the United States prioritized in the federal initiative Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America (EHE).

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Events & Announcements

Upcoming Meetings

Upcoming Meetings

FALL NETWORK MEETING UPDATE:

As a result of Covid-19, PHACS Leadership has decided to reschedule the PHACS Fall Network Meeting from September 2020 to October 2021, at the same location in Bethesda, Maryland.

While virtural or in-person meetings will not take place for the Network Meeting in Fall 2020, the Study Coordinators, CAB and PUG will still be holding virtual Retreats in Fall 2020. Those dates will be announced once they are available.


COVID-19 and PHACS 

COVID-19 is a public health challenge unprecedented in our lifetimes. Click here to see resources on COVID-19 and HIV, as well as PHACS' response to the pandemic.

 

SPRING 2020 VIRTUAL RETREAT

The PHACS Spring 2020 Retreat took place virtually via WebEx on April 20-21, 2020. Presentations are now posted in the Network Meetings folder.

 

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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