PrEP Use Doesn’t Increase STIs Among Black MSM, New Study Shows

Some researchers have expressed concern that, as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) use increases in the U.S., so will the transmission of other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). A new study involving black men who have sex with men (MSM) pushes back against that worry.

HIV Partner Service Delivery Among Blacks or African Americans

In 2016, CDC funded 61 state and local health departments to implement comprehensive HIV prevention programs, including partner services. CDC analyzed HIV partner services client-level data in the National HIV Prevention Program Monitoring and Evaluation system submitted by 59 health departments. This study explores the findings of Partner Services among Blacks/African Americans in the 61 funded states and local health departments.

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.

Transgender Issues in HIV

As awareness about the existence of transgender people growsin mainstream consciousness, so does our knowledge about their unique strengths, needs, and vulnerabilities. Providers of HIV care need accurate and current information about transgender people living with HIV, including potential barriers and facilitators to engagement and retention, as well as strategies for optimizing HIV care and treatment for transgender 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