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  • HIVMA and RWMPC Urge Policymakers to Support Comprehensive HIV Care

    HIVMA and the RWMPC sent their Essential Components of Effective HIV Care policy paper to key policymakers urging them to expand access to the HIV care model developed by the Ryan White program (and others) as HIV care capacity is expanded under the Affordable Care Act and the National HIV/AIDS Strategy.

    We are pleased to share with you the attached new policy paper from the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) and the Ryan White Medical Providers Coalition (RWMPC) that outlines the essential components of the effective HIV care model that is the hallmark of the successful Ryan White Program.

    The science now spotlights a clear path forward for turning the tide on the HIV epidemic. Effective HIV treatment not only saves the lives of people with HIV infection but also improves public health by dramatically reducing the risk of HIV transmission. Health care reform and the National HIV/AIDS Strategy offer an unprecedented opportunity to put science into practice by promoting earlier HIV diagnosis and expanding access to HIV care and treatment.

    Read the full letter  PDF

 

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