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  1. Cost-Effectiveness of HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis for People Who Inject Drugs in the United States, Cora L. Bernard, MS et al., Annals of Internal Medicine (2016)

    Many trials have shown daily oral preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) can prevent HIV transmission. PrEP treatment is expensive, however, costing $10,000 annually even without regular HIV screening and adverse effects assessment recommended by the CDC. This em ...

    admin - 7/14/2016 10:56am

  2. Guttmacher Institute, Minors’ Access to Contraceptive Services, State Policies in Brief (2016)

    This report summarizes minors’ authority to consent to contraceptive services in the United States without their parent(s)’ consent. Twenty-one states and the District of Columbia allow minors to consent to contraceptive services without restrictions. Twe ...

    admin - 6/14/2016 3:45pm

  3. LGBTQ People and Syringe Services Programs, National LGBTQ Task Force (2016)

    This report by the National LGBTQ Task Force summarizes an implementation guidance, dated March 29, 2016, from the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), explaining how syringe services programs can use federal funds, which may have ...

    admin - 6/14/2016 3:44pm

  4. Changes in Adolescents’ Receipt of Sex Education, 2006-2013, Laura Duberstein Lindberg, et al, Journal of Adolescent Health (2016)

    Following studies in the 1990s and early 2000s which found serious gaps in the sex education of minors, national public health organizations called for increased sex education from schools and parents. This article analyzes changes made in sex education f ...

    admin - 6/14/2016 3:42pm

  5. Charlie Sheen HIV Status Announcement Provides Teachable Moments

    Tuesday's announcement by Charlie Sheen regarding his HIV status garnered much media attention. As disappointing as the sensationalism around that has been, it also provided a national spotlight and a  "teachable moment" on the issues that ...

    admin - 11/20/2015 4:22pm

  6. Testimony Before the New York City Council on Student Health Services, Comprehensive Health Education, and Sexual Health Educational Training (2015)

    CHLP testimony before New York City Council committees called for a resolution supporting written guarantees of LGBTQ-inclusive sexual and reproductive health and literacy services for youth in out of home care. ...

    admin - 9/20/2017 11:53am

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Statement on the National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States: Updated to 2020, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2015)

    This statement addresses 1) broad public ignorance about HIV, STIs and identities associated with stigmatized diseases; 2) the criminalization of HIV; 3) HIV related discrimination in criminal justice and immigration detention facilities, and in the milita ...

    admin - 9/20/2017 11:49am

  10. Routes, Risks and Realities of HIV Transmission and Care: Current Scientific Knowledge and Medical Treatment, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2017)

    This fact sheet is part of a larger effort to replace that ignorance with information about what is currently well-known about how HIV is and is not transmitted, and how modern HIV care has transformed the health and longevity of people living with HIV. ...

    admin - 4/10/2018 1:58pm

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