Q&A: How Primary Care Can Stop HIV – and How Health Centers Can Receive Free Assistance

Categories: Capacity Building
Integrating HIV screening into primary care has never been more critical. Advances in HIV diagnosis, treatment, and prevention promise to dramatically alter the course of HIV for individuals and communities — with HIV testing the gateway to these services. “For the first time since the onset of the epidemic, we can see an end to …

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For World AIDS Day, Think Patient-Centered

Categories: Capacity Building
Every year on World AIDS Day, we look at the advancements made in the fight against HIV/AIDS and ask the question: “what more can be done?” The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) is committed to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy’s (NHAS) goal to “make the United States a place where new HIV infections are rare, and …

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Integrating PrEP into Primary Care

Categories: Capacity Building

In 2010, the National HIV/AIDS Strategy outlined a comprehensive plan to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic. One of the tools included to halt the spread of the virus to uninfected persons was pre-exposure prophylaxis, known commonly as PrEP. PrEP is a once-a-day regimen, currently consisting of the drug Truvada, to help HIV-negative adults at substantial risk …

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