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Posted January 6, 2017

NCSH sexual health guides available for providers and patients

The National Coalition for Sexual Health (NCSH) has developed tools to help providers educate patients about services that are recommended for them, and to improve their delivery of high quality sexual health information and preventive…

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Posted November 10, 2016

Tuberculosis: WHO global report, 2016

The tuberculosis [TB] epidemic is larger than previously thought, infecting 10.4 million people last year [2015], while research into vaccines and cures is “severely underfunded”, the World Health Organization warned on Thursday [13 Oct 2016]…

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Posted September 23, 2016

HIV Specialist articles

These 2 articles in particular seemed important to AETC activities: The HIV Clinician Workforce in the United States: Supply and Demand Projections from 2010 to 2015 Boyd Gilman, Ph.D., Ellen Bouchery, M.S., Paul Hogan, M.S.,…

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Posted September 9, 2016

NASTAD Issue Brief on ADAPs’ and Transgender Health Issues

The National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD) has released an new issue brief, Crossroads: ADAP Considerations for Transgender Health. The issue brief is designed to advance providers’ and ADAPs’ awareness of transgender…

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Posted August 26, 2016

White House Drug Policy Director Calls for Trained Doctors to Provide Treatment for the Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic

Michael Botticelli, Director of National Drug Control Policy, wrote to all 50 Governors about the urgent need for more doctors to be trained and certified to treat people with prescription opioid and heroin use disorders….

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Posted August 12, 2016

New Research on Size of U.S. Transgender Population

Significant adjustments have been made to estimates of the number of trans-identified individuals.   According to research released by the Williams Institute late last month, there are 1.4 million trans identified adults in the U.S. This…

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Posted July 22, 2016

MSMGF Reports on 12th International AIDS conference

The Global Forum on MSM & HIV is posting synopses of the presentations and events of the 12th International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa this week.  They report that there is no possible way to…

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Posted July 15, 2016

Visualizing Health Policy: HIV Awareness and Testing, 2013 and 2014

This Visualizing Health Policy infographic provides a snapshot of HIV-related awareness and experiences among adults in the United States and two demographic groups that make up a disproportionate share of people with HIV: black adults…

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Posted July 15, 2016

Zika Virus: Information for Clinicians Slide Set

Source: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Zika virus training slides for clinicians providing information on the following: Epidemiology Diagnoses and testing Case reporting Pregnancy Clinical management of Infants Sexual transmission Preconception guidance What to…

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Posted July 8, 2016

MSMGF Unveils e-Learning Platform for Health Professionals Serving Gay and Bisexual Men

CPR* is a new e-learning hub assembled by MSMGF (The Global Forum on MSM & HIV) and made possible with support from the Levi Strauss Foundation and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It offers…

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