Building the HIV Workforce - TAKE on HIV


The epicenter of the HIV epidemic is the Southern U.S., where 52% of all new U.S. HIV diagnoses occur and where 38% of the U.S. population lives. Nearly half of all deaths from HIV occur in the South (1). While bearing a heavy burden of HIV diagnoses and deaths, the Southern US lags behind...

NCCC Clinical Pearls: HCV Treatment Interruption

Case Summary

A 67-year-old cisgender male with chronic HCV mono-infection was seen for treatment evaluation.  He had no history of prior HCV treatment, and initial assessment revealed genotype 1a and a fibrosis score of F3/F4.  Direct-acting antiviral (DAA) therapy using 12-weeks of sofosbuvir/velpat...

New Resources for Providers of HIV Services on Implementing Rapid Start

As an HIV service professional, you know that hopes for ending the HIV epidemic depend in large measure on maximizing the benefits of antiretroviral treatment (ART) by making sure clients receive treatment as soon as possible. Providing ART to people within seven days of new HIV diagnosis or re-enga...


The Agility of the AETC Program: Mobilizing a National Network to Address Healthcare Professionals' Needs during the COVID-19 Pandemic

With the end of the national and public health emergency declarations for COVID-19 on May 11, 2023, it's a good time to reflect on the journey we started nearly three years ago. The outbreak of a new and unknown disease brought many challenges, but for some, it was not their first pandemic experienc...

Resiliency of Black Women with HIV

(Cross-posted from TargetHIV)

BWF Sites Come Together to Celebrate the Resiliency of Black Women with HIV

To be resilient is to withstand and recover from difficult situations. For Black women with HIV, resilience is often expected but is rarely celebrated. In June 2022, staff from Grady Health System...


The Reach of HIV Provider Training

(Cross-posted from TargetHIV)

Each year, over 50,000 HIV care providers receive tailored HIV training from HRSA to better equip them to deliver HIV care to people with HIV with low incomes, according to a report from HRSA’s Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP). 

Trainings reached a mix of nurses, docto...

TargetHIV: Tools for HRSA's Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program