HIV Care Continuum

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The U.S. HIV Care Treatment Cascade

The continuum of engagement in HIV care is a framework for understanding the status of HIV care and treatment in the United States (Cheever 2007). An individual person with HIV may go through several stages and may also return to earlier stages of the continuum throughout his/her life (Cheever 2007). In order to understand how HIV care delivery fits into the continuum of care, Mugavero and colleagues created a framework through which care services can be better understood, with the ultimate goal of viral load suppression (Mugavero 2011). Viral load suppression not only improves individual health, but it also reduces HIV transmission on a population level (Das 2010, Montaner 2010).  

Chart data source: Indicator Supplement, In: National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States: Updated to 2020. December 2016.

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Resources: 52

In Brief: HIV and Hepatitis News

In Brief consists of concise summaries of the latest information about HIV, hepatitis, and health disparities organized by topic for easy review. Each item includes links to source materials and resou...

Publication Date
03/22/2018
Review Date
10/07/2019

HIV and Hispanics/Latinos

HIV continues to be a serious threat to the health of Hispanic/Latino communities. In 2016, Hispanics/Latinos accounted for 26% (10,292) of the 40,324 new HIV diagnoses in the United States and 6 depe...

Publication Date
11/01/2018

AIDSinfo Illustrated Glossary

This glossary of HIV/AIDS-related terms includes brief lay-oriented descriptions and illustrations. Materials are in the public domain and may be used freely. The glossary and images are also availabl...

Publication Date
02/20/2019
Review Date
09/20/2022

HIV-related State Laws

The Center for HIV Law & Policy:

  • State HIV Laws
  • HIV-Specific Criminal Laws
  • State Guidelines for Health Care Workers with HIV
  • Youth Access to STI and HIV Testing and Treatment
  • HIV Testing
  • ...
Publication Date
05/14/2019

Black Americans and HIV/AIDS

Excerpt from 4-page fact sheet:

Black Americans have been disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS since the epidemic’s beginning, and that disparity has deepened over time. Blacks account for more new...

Publication Date
02/07/2020
Review Date
10/19/2021

AETC National HIV Curriculum

The National HIV Curriculum (NHC) provides free, up-to-date content for clinicians to learn about HIV diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. The 37 lessons and corresponding question bank topics offer...

Publication Date
09/14/2020
Review Date
09/08/2021

PrEP-ing Native Communities

Honoring National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, these training slides review how to start a PrEP program in clinical settings that serve the native community. Topics include identifying the differenc...

Publication Date
04/01/2021

Prevention IS Care

To help HIV care providers engage patients in care and transmission prevention, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) developed a new and comprehensive Prevention IS Care resource kit f...

Publication Date
06/30/2021

Long-Acting Injectable HIV Treatment and PrEP

(Recorded 3/4/22)

Training program on new long-acting HIV injectable Cabotegravir for PrEP and Cabotegravir/Rilpivirine for treatment. Dr. Amy Colson addresses efficacy, benefits and challenges of long...

Publication Date
04/07/2022
Review Date
04/07/2022

New PrEP Guidelines

(Recorded 4/20/22)

In this webinar, Dr. Kevin Ard provided updated guidance related to PrEP, informed by new PrEP guidelines and the FDA approval of injectable PrEP.

This session has 1.0 credit availabl...

Publication Date
05/10/2022
Review Date
05/10/2022

PrEP and Informatics

(Recorded 5/21/20)

In this webinar experts from Fenway Health and HITEQ discuss using data, electronic health records, and informatics to make informed decisions regarding PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxi...

Publication Date
08/03/2022

IAS Update 2022

(Recorded 8/9/22)

Presenters provide significant findings and key updates from the 24th International AIDS Conference.

Speakers:

Rajesh T. Gandhi, MD
Director, HIV Clinical Services and Education
Massachus...

Publication Date
10/04/2022

Resources: 34

HIV in the Latino Community

This video is designed to promote awareness and discussions regarding HIV prevention strategies within the Latino community. It is intended for all healthcare professionals and health education specia...

Publication Date
01/10/2014

AETC Engagement in Care Toolkit

Developed by the AETC Engagement in Care Workgroup

This toolkit was developed for use by AETCs and HIV clinical program staff to determine capacity building needs for engagement in care activities, and...

Publication Date
02/26/2014

HIV Testing in the Oral Health Care Setting

This document provides key recommendations for implementing an HIV testing program in the oral health care setting. A more detailed guide to implementing HIV testing programs in oral health care setti...

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Publication Date
10/15/2015
Review Date
05/08/2019

Trauma and HIV

HRSA and NIH held a one-day meeting with experts on trauma treatment and research. They reviewed the evidence for implementing care practices that address trauma in HRSA’s Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program...

Publication Date
12/01/2015
Review Date
05/17/2019

Financing HIV Prevention Services

The paper, developed in collaboration with Health Management Associates (HMA), highlights examples of innovative Medicaid partnerships and financing arrangements for HIV prevention services from four...

Publication Date
02/01/2016
Review Date
05/18/2021

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TargetHIV: New Name, New Look

It's easier than ever to stay on target. The Health Resources and Services Administration's (HRSA) Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) technical assistance (TA) and training website has undergone a major update to make it easier for users to access tools and materials for the RWHAP. The website, for...