A significant number of people with HIV are left out of the health system, and new delivery models are needed to improve their access to needed care, according to a new report released by the HIV Medicine Association.
HIVMA Chair Michelle Cespedes, MD, MS welcomes the release of new draft guidance recommending deferrals based on individual risk assessment rather than a broad exclusion of an entire community.
The life expectancy of non-Hispanic Black men who have sex with men and who acquire HIV is 6.3 years shorter than their White counterparts when receiving status quo HIV care in the United States, according to simulation modeling findings presented at IDWeek.
HIVMA is pleased to announce new Board members and Michelle Cespedes, MD, MS as chair beginning Oct. 24.
HIVMA honors David Spach, MD and Sara Bares, MD for contributions to HIV clinical education and research.
IDSA and HIVMA are pleased that global efforts to end the HIV, tuberculosis and malaria epidemics received much needed investment at the seventh replenishment of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
IDSA and HIVMA strongly oppose government interference in the patient-health care provider relationship and religious refusal laws and regulations that allow health care professionals, employers, systems or insurers to deny access to services based on their own personal religious beliefs.
HIVMA is deeply disturbed by today’s ruling by a U.S. District Court judge that allows employers in Texas to deny health care coverage for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis — a highly effective biomedical intervention for preventing HIV infection.
HIVMA welcomes the release of the comprehensive National HIV/AIDS Strategy Federal Implementation Plan that provides an important road map for reducing new HIV infections by 90% by 2030.
IDSA and HIVMA are immensely grateful for Dr. Anthony Fauci’s contributions to the identification, treatment and containment of infectious diseases through his 38 years of leadership of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
IDSA and HIVMA say that while barriers to ending the HIV epidemic are significant, the goal could be within reach with broad-based policy reforms at the federal, state and local levels.
IDSA applauds new legislation introduced by Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) to ensure monkeypox testing is available at no cost to the public.