Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America
. As mentioned in the State of the Union address two weeks ago, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has proposed a
that will leverage scientific advances in treatment and prevention to achieve the goal of reducing new HIV infections in the United States by 75 percent within five years, and then by 90 percent within 10 years. The initial phase will focus on geographic and demographic hotspots in the U.S. Brett Giroir, MD, MPH, A
ssistant Secretary of Health at HHS,
announced last week that RADM Sylvia Trent-Adams, PhD, RN, D
eputy Assistant Secretary of Health,
will be coordinating this multi-agency effort.
AIDSWatch 2019 - April 1-2
AIDSWatch, held in Washington, DC, is the
nation's largest annual
constituent-based national HIV advocacy event, bringing together hundreds of people living with HIV and their allies to meet with members of Congress to educate them about the important issues related to HIV in the U.S. ANAC will have a team participating to include the important voices of nurses and other health care providers on this effort.There is still time to register!
For more information and to register.