This study examines the emotional turmoil that makes it more difficult for young people with HIV to successfully navigate the health care system.
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 Prevalence Among Transgender Women Lower Than Previously Estimated, but Rates May Not Be Going Down, New CDC Study Finds
A new systematic review conducted by researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 14% of trans women and 3% of trans men are living with HIV. This article explores the risk of contracting HIV among transgender women.
HIV Infection Risk, Prevention, and Testing Behaviors among Men Who Have Sex with Men, National HIV Behavioral Surveillance 23 U.S. Cities, 2017
This report provides descriptive, unweighted data that can be used to describe HIV infection among MSM and the percentages reporting specific risk behaviors, HIV testing, and participation in prevention programs.
Transgender Engagement, Prevention & Care
This PowerPoint Presentation explores best practices for enhancing HIV prevention, care, behavioral health and social services for Transgender individuals of color.
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