Video: Triple Dip – STD Testing

To provide comprehensive care to Black gay men, start here – we are are more than our sexual identities. In our latest His Health  teaser, Dr. Quintin Robinson breaks down how to administer sexually affirming health screenings for Black same gender-loving men.

Webinar: Whole-Health Assessment

The Whole-Health Assessment is the foundational training for His Health’s series.

In this training, candid discussion among experienced providers highlights how the intersection of race and sexuality affects Andre’s experience seeking care as a young Black man who has sex with men (MSM). This course includes information on relevant STD/STI screenings, mental and behavioral health assessments, anal health screening, and vaccinations. You will consider the influence of patients’ experiences both outside of and within your clinical setting, and practice simple strategies to facilitate culturally appropriate, holistic health care for Black MSM patients.

Webinar: Transgender Healthcare

In order to address the healthcare needs of young Black transgender and gender-nonconforming people, it is critical that you understand your patients’ complete history, day-to-day challenges, goals, and aspirations

At the end of this webinar, you’ll be able to:

  • Recognize and address issues that present challenges to healthcare access and utilization for transgender and gender-nonconforming patients
  • Assess healthcare needs of transgender and gender-nonconforming patients
  • Employ strategies to deliver culturally appropriate services/care for transgender patients
  • Apply general guidelines for the endocrine treatment of transgender patients

Housing Instability Risk

This presentation examines the correlation between behavioral health and housing instability. The presenters explore the process of effectively assessing one’s risk for housing instability and the circumstances that contributes to one’s lived experience.

Enlisting Effective Recruiters for HIV Testing Services

This PowerPoint Presentation highlights how to leverage the power of word of mouth to identify new infections. It draws upon the CDC-supported Social Network Strategy (SNS) Training which is meant to help organizations maximize existing social, sexual, and drug-use networks to recruit for HIV testing. The presentation focuses on the enlistment of recruiters phase of the SNS strategy and includes an activity to present challenges and solutions for implementation. Familiarity with SNS is helpful for participants follow the discussion but is not required for participation.

New York City HIV Status Neutral Prevention and Treatment Cycle

The NYC Health Department has developed the New York City HIV Status Neutral Prevention and Treatment Cycle to highlight several key messages that are not included in the traditional HIV care continuum. This new paradigm outlines the steps that can lead to an undetectable viral load (when HIV medications work and you have so little HIV in your blood that tests cannot detect it) and steps for effective HIV prevention (such as using condoms and taking Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, also known as PrEP).

Overview of the New Guidelines on HIV Self-Testing and Partner Notification

Since the release of the consolidated guidelines in 2015, new evidence has emerged. Consequently, in an effort to further support countries, programme managers, health workers and other stakeholders seeking to achieve national and international HIV goals, this update issues new recommendations and additional guidance on HIV self-testing (HIVST) and assisted HIV partner notification services.