On March 22, 2019, the California HIV/AIDS Policy Research Centers (CHPRC) convened a group of stakeholders representing public health, community-based organizations and academic sectors to discuss a data-driven approach to Los Angeles County’s plan for Getting to Zero. Leading experts presented a modeling study undertaken by investigators from University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of Southern California (USC), in partnership with the Division of HIV and STD Programs (DHSP) of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
A summary of California laws related to HIV/AIDS, intended to provide an overview of the current state of the law as of March 2019. This summary covers the state of the law on topics such as HIV testing and linkages to care, privacy and confidentiality, criminalization, discrimination, needle and syringe exchange programs, and comprehensive sex education.
ACTUALIZACIÓN (27 de enero de 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, excepto en Illinois. 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 ... [Read More];
UPDATE (1/27/2020): 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 except for Illinois. 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 ... [Read More];
From 2010 to 2016, disparities have increased in terms of overall rates of new HIV diagnoses among California’s Latino men who have sex with men (MSM). In 2010, Latino and White MSM had fairly similar HIV rates -- 17.3 new MSM cases per 100,000 White males and 20.2 per 100,000 Latino males. By 2016, rates in Whites had declined 29% to 12.2 per 100,000 males while increasing slightly among Latinos to 20.5 per 100,000 – resulting in a 68% higher rate of new HIV infections among Latino than white MSM. These data are particularly striking as, over the same period, ... [Read More];
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