Given the low uptake of daily oral PrEP, exploration of safe alternative agents (e.g. medications) and alternative modalities to deliver PrEP (e.g. alternative dosing, injectables, topical agents, and long-acting treatment) are integral to address PrEP disparities moving forward. The purpose of this brief is to provide an overview of existing and future PrEP agents and modalities.
Changes in the United States federal-level political landscape have been felt within immigrant communities, and the public health clinics that serve them. We sought to document how HIV prevention and care clinics in California are reaching and retaining their immigrant community patients during a period of retrenchment of accessible public resources and immigrant rights. Paper available at: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0229291
ACTUALIZACIÓN (febrero 25, 2020): La Corte Suprema de los Estados Unidos en una votación de 5-4 permitirá que la administración Trump implemente la regla final de carga pública, la cual esta en espera de un resultado final de casos judiciales que desafían esta regla. La regla se implementará en todos los estados. Como se compartió anteriormente, para las personas que están sujetas a procesamiento consular fuera de los Estados Unidos, los cambios recientes a la regla de carga pública presentada por el Departamento del Estado continúan en efecto. Este aviso se actualizará periódicamente.El gobierno de los Estados Unidos recientemente propuso ... [Read More];
UPDATE (2/25/2020): The U.S. Supreme Court in a 5-4 vote will allow the Trump administration to implement the final public charge rule pending a final outcome of the court cases challenging this rule. The rule will be implemented in every state. As shared previously, for individuals who are subject to consular processing outside of the U.S., recent changes to the public charge rule as issued by the Department of State continue to be in effect. This notice will be updated regularly.The U.S. government recently proposed changes to its public charge rule. Because of these proposed changes, migrant people living with ... [Read More];
Housing has a major influence on health outcomes. The link between housing and health is of heightened concern in the San Francisco Bay Area, including Alameda County, because of a growing housing crisis. There is currently a shortfall of almost 60,000 affordable homes in the county. This report documents the impact of the housing crisis on people living with or at risk for HIV.
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