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  1. Enhancing Benefits or Increasing Harms: Community Responses for HIV Among Men Who Have Sex With Men, Transgender Women, Female Sex Workers, and People Who Inject Drugs, Baral et al., Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (2014)

    The authors evaluate studies from the past 15 years to determine the successes of community-level strategies to reduce HIV risk, and how prevention science should take these into account. This study shows that over time, social and epidemiological scienti ...

    admin - 7/19/2019 3:36pm

  2. Retention in HIV care during the 3 years following release from incarceration: a cohort study, Kelsey Loeliger et al., PLoS Medicine (2018)

    Retention in care for people living with HIV (PLHIV) post-incarceration remains a problem. In the state of Connecticut, fewer than half (41.5%) of PLHIV had sustained retention in care at three years post-release. This study included 1,904 PLHIV who were ...

    admin - 12/4/2018 7:30am

  3. Improving correctional healthcare providers’ ability to care for transgender patients: Development and evaluation of a theory-driven cultural and clinical competence intervention, Jaclyn White Hughto et al, Social Science & Medicine (2017)

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  4. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Sustained Viral Suppression and Transmission Risk Potential Among Persons Receiving HIV Care – United States, 2014, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 67:4 (2018)

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  5. Changing Patterns of Diagnoses and Prevalence of HIV Infection Among Latinos Indicate Need for More Effective Prevention Intervention Strategies for Targeted Communities (2015)

    Latinos are disproportionately affected by HIV infection in the United States. The rate of HIV infection in 2013 was nearly three times that of non-Hispanic whites according to the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) published by the Centers for ...

    admin - 2/15/2018 4:50pm

  6. Moving Beyond Biomedicalization in the HIV Response: Implications for Community Involvement and Community Leadership Among Men who have Sex with Men and Transgender People, Peter Aggleton & Richard Parker, American Journal of Public Health (2015)

    Despite biomedical advances in the fight against HIV, Aggleton and Parker argue, many socially excluded groups continue to face disproportionately high transmission rates, as well as stigma, discrimination, and violence. They see this failure as a result ...

    admin - 10/13/2015 1:21pm

  7. Undetectable Blood Viral Load and HIV Transmission Risk: Results of a Systematic Review, James Wilton, CATIE (2013).

    CATIE aims to provide people living with HIV (PLWH) or hepatitis C, at-risk communities, health care providers, and community organizations with up-to-date resources and expertise to reduce transmission and improve quality of life. This article provides a ...

    admin - 8/27/2014 1:24pm

  8. HIV and Tuberculosis- A Deadly Human Syndemic, Candice K. Kwan and Joel D. Ernst, Clinical Microbiology Reviews (2011)

    Of the 33.4 million people living with HIV in 2008, nearly a third were estimated to have latent or active tuberculosis (TB); of the 9.4 million cases of TB, an estimated 15% were coinfected with HIV. This journal article reviews the current knowledge of ...

    admin - 4/3/2014 3:53pm

  9. The HIV-Associated Tuberculosis Epidemic – When Will We Act?, Anthony D. Harries et al., The Lancet (2010)

    This journal article argues for a more aggressive approach to the HIV-associated tuberculosis (TB) epidemic, namely the implementation of the 3Is policy (intensified TB case finding, infection control, and isoniazid preventive therapy) combined with earli ...

    admin - 4/3/2014 3:56pm

  10. Church Attendance in Men Who Have Sex With Men Diagnosed With HIV Is Associated With Later Presentation for HIV Care, Nicholas Van Wagoner et al., Clinical Infectious Diseases (2013)

    This study finds that men who have sex with men (MSM) and who attend church are more likely to present with lower CD4+ T- lymphocyte counts (LC) when seeking initial treatment, than do MSM who do not attend church. The researchers hypothesized that among ...

    admin - 3/6/2014 10:32am

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