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HIV/AIDS

Nominations being sought for the annual A. Brad Truax Awards

Nominations being sought for the annual A. Brad Truax Awards

In an effort to recognize the outstanding contributions made by persons involved in the struggle against the HIV/AIDS in the San Diego region, the San Diego HIV Planning Group (HIV) is weeking nominations for the 2020 A. Brad Truax Awards.

CDC researchers examine HIV-related stigma among U.S. healthcare providers

Less stigmatizing attitudes by providers can help reduce social and structural barriers to HIV care across the care continuum.

A Systemic Review from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) analyzed studies of HIV-related stigma among healthcare providers and identified three main themes: attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors; quality of patient care; and education and training.

Today is World AIDS Day

Seven in 10 people at high risk for HIV who weren’t tested last year saw a healthcare provider during that year.

Today, Dec. 1, marks World AIDS Day, an annual event intended to highlight the success of worldwide efforts to combat HIV/AIDS, as well as the importance of continued support for these efforts, while remembering those whose lives were lost to the disease.

Events are scheduled around the globe, including here in San Diego, to mark the day.

Pioneering AIDS activist’s legacy lives on

Michaelle House in Vista, CA celebrates the 20th Anniversary of opening its doors.

SAN DIEGO, CA, August 24, 2017 - The year 2017 marks a significant milestone in the service to men and women affected by HIV/AIDS in San Diego County, as Michaelle House in Vista, CA celebrates the 20th Anniversary of opening its doors.