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GMHC Leans on Triad for Better Service, Efficiency

September 19, 2016

Article

When a non-profit AIDS advocacy group offers as many programs as Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) efficiency is a challenge. The organization relies on three management practices to remain efficient and audit-ready, particularly data-driven administrative supervision.

University of Virginia Program Uses Peer Coaches to Fight Rural HIV AIDS Stigma

September 19, 2016

Article

HIV AIDS is treatable but in rural areas the fear of people finding out an individual's HIV status can be a barrier. A University of Virginia Health System team has had success with training peer coaches to counsel such patients.

San Francisco on Track to Eliminate Hepatitis C

September 19, 2016

Article

San Francisco, CA, with the backing of generous state Medicaid coverage, believes it can wipe out hepatitis C in vulnerable populations including people with HIV, intravenous drug users, homeless people, and prisoners in the city's jails.

Adriana Garriga-Lopez, PhD: HIV/AIDS Epidemic Through Puerto Rico's Lens

September 18, 2016

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HIV/AODS research has tended to silo people into particular categories or particular communities like injecting drug users, men who have sex with men, etc.

Puerto Rico's HIV AIDS Problem Grows As Economy Tanks

September 18, 2016

Article

More than 40% of US AIDS/HIV cases are in San Juan, Puerto Rico, but economic turmoil there is making it hard to fight the epidemic.

Talking to Prostitutes: CALPEP's HIV Program

September 18, 2016

Article

For 30 years, an outreach group in Oakland, CA has been winning the confidence of prostitutes as the first step in helping them be healthy and HIV-free. California Prostitutes Education Project representatives offered tips in a workshop.

Adriana Garriga-Lopez: Celebrating Public Health with a Song, Literally

September 18, 2016

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Bonus video: As the 20th Annual US Conference on AIDS wound down, one presenter stood out—not just for advocacy work. She also sings. Here’s the conclusion of our interview with Adriana Garriga-Lopez, PhD, singing Manuel de Falla's "Nana".

Adriana Garriga-Lopez: Social Justice Conscience About Public Health

September 18, 2016

Video

Experts need to think about public health in a smarter way; it shouldn't just be about emergency management.

Adriana Garriga-Lopez, PhD: States, Bodies, and Epidemics

September 18, 2016

Video

When talking about HIV, you're not just talking about one thing; you're talking about many different epidemics.

Adriana Garriga-Lopez, PhD: How Does One Decolonize Public Health?

September 18, 2016

Video

Exploring the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Puerto Rico, Adriana Garriga-Lopez, PhD, questioned how colonialism manifests on an every day level.

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