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The “5 Years, 5 Voices” series celebrates the fifth anniversary of Gilead Sciences’ COMPASS initiative to fund HIV efforts in the South.
State restrictions have exceptions to protect the health of the mother, but patients with pregnancy complications may be denied care.
A Texas judge had struck down mandatory coverage of much preventive care, including cancer and diabetes screenings and PrEP.
UPDATE: A previous Texas ruling found that the federal mandate to cover preventive care, including HIV, violated religious freedoms.
Similar declines in PrEP budgets likely hit other HIV clinics that serve uninsured Black, brown and LGBTQ communities. Here’s why.
Some fear the monkeypox response is not being prioritized because the virus affects gay men, especially those who are Black or Latino.
The ruling centered on PrEP as HIV prevention but could apply to cancer screenings and other services and drugs.
Requiring insurers to cover PrEP encourages homosexual behavior, promiscuity and drug use, claims a federal lawsuit by Jonathan Mitchell.
About 37% of uninsured Black Americans live in three states—Florida, Georgia and Texas—that chose not to expand Medicaid.
For answers, check out these nine takeaways from the report “HIV in the U.S. Deep South: Trends From 2008–2019.”
The funding will help address racial and ethnic disparities by supporting the federal “Ending the HIV Epidemic” plan.
Vivent will create an HIV Medical Home in Kansas City, Missouri, where Latinos and Black Americans see higher HIV rates.
Vaccine hesitancy among racial and ethnic minorities has faded, and confidence in vaccines is growing even among Republicans.
Texas Health Action launches a telehealth program statewide, including judgment-free HIV and STI testing and treatment.
The Arlington location is one of over 35 clinics in the South operated by CAN Community Health.
Scripts and testing don’t require visits to the doc thanks to this partnership between Texas Health Action and the telemedicine portals.
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