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HIV Prevention in the South
Reducing Stigma, Increasing Access

Resource Topic: Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), Emerging Issues, Clinical Issues, Special and Vulnerable Populations

Resource Subtopic: HIV/AIDS, Population Health.

Keywords: Blacks/African Americans, Prevention.

Year Developed: 2016

Resource Type: Publication.

Primary Audience: Clinicians Outreach Staff PCAs
Secondary Audience: Administrative Staff

Language: English

Developed by: The National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: The HIV epidemic disproportionately affects the Southern U.S., where 51% of new HIV diagnoses occurred in 2013. Despite substantial progress along the continuum of care, HIV remains a major health concern in the South, particularly for young, Black gay and bisexual men, other men who have sex men (MSM), and transgender women. Our new publication “HIV Prevention in the South: Reducing Stigma, Increasing Access” presents four strategic elements for preventing the further spread of HIV among vulnerable populations in the South, and suggests a more hopeful future for reducing the HIV epidemic.

Resource Details: Our new publication “HIV Prevention in the South: Reducing Stigma, Increasing Access” presents four strategic elements for preventing the further spread of HIV among vulnerable populations in the South, and suggests a more hopeful future for reducing the HIV epidemic.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.