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Posted November 27, 2019

NASTAD Creates Undetectable = Untransmittable Health Department Engagement Map

The National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD) created an Undetectable = Untransmittable (U=U) Health Department Engagement Map. It highlights various state, county, and local health departments that have endorsed and are implementing…

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Posted November 7, 2019

U=U Factsheet

Dear Colleagues, CDPH first endorsed the U=U (undetectable = untransmittable) campaign in 2017 and we continue to promote U=U as a powerful prevention tool in ending the HIV epidemic and reducing HIV-related stigma. People with…

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Posted September 13, 2019

CDC Publishes Latest Evidence for Key HIV Prevention Strategies

July 19, 2019 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its webpage titled “Effectiveness of Prevention Strategies to Reduce the Risk of Acquiring or Transmitting HIV.” The webpage features tables that summarize…

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Posted December 11, 2018

PAETC HIV Essentials and Quick HIV Clinical Guides on HIV testing, PEP/PrEP, rapid ART and HIV primary care

The Pacific AETC HIV Essentials and Quick HIV Clinical Guides compilation consists of seven of our most popular clinical reference guides covering HIV testing, prevention (PrEP and PEP), rapid ART, and HIV primary care used…

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Posted August 13, 2018

8/9/2018 – HIVLN: HIV and Safer Conception

Thank you to all who attended the HIVLN session on August 9 @ Noon (Pacific): HIV and Safer Conception, by Monica Hahn, MD, AAHIVS, Clinical Director, PAETC, and Assistant Clinical Professor at UCSF Women’s Health…

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Posted May 25, 2018

FDA Approves Truvada as PrEP for Adolescents at Risk for HIV

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the approval of Truvada (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate/emtricitabine) as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) against HIV to include adolescents. Truvada was approved as an HIV prevention method in 2012 but…

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Posted April 20, 2018

4/12/2018 – HIVLN Session: Incorporating Incorporating Post-Exposure Prophylaxis into Practice: New nPEP Pocket Guide, PEP to PrEP, and More!

Thank you to all who attended the HIVLN session on April 12 @ Noon (Pacific): Incorporating Post-Exposure Prophylaxis into Practice: the new nPEP pocket guide, PEP to PrEP and more!, by Rebecca Sedillo, RN, MS, FNP-C,…

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Posted December 13, 2017

Conference Materials: Bending the Arc towards Justice: Together We Can Get to Zero, November 27-29, 2017

Thank you to all who attended CDPH’s Office of AIDS conference, Bending the Arc Towards Justice: Together We Can Get to Zero. To access slide sets and other materials from the conference, please click on…

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Posted September 6, 2017

GUIDELINES: Updated HIV Care Guidelines for People Displaced by Disasters

The Guidance for Non-HIV-Specialized Providers Caring for Persons with HIV Displaced by Disasters was updated on August 31, 2017. This revision includes recommendations based on the current standard of care for persons with HIV infection…

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Posted August 31, 2017

RECAP: Highlights from the 17th Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Clinical Care Conference

Antiretroviral case studies, the opioid epidemic, and the intersection of geriatric care and HIV were just some of the topics covered in the 17th Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Clinical Conference, held August 21-23 in…

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