Smart + Strong.
All Rights Reserved.
Smart + Strong®
is a registered trademark of CDM Publishing, LLC.
The number of people treated for hepatitis C hit a low point during the COVID-19 pandemic.
It’s unclear how many Black participants had health insurance or lived in places where needle exchanges are legal.
Shawn Lang worked at AIDS Connecticut. She also fought for LGBTQ rights and for people dealing with opioid addiction and domestic violence.
The funding, which also supports harm reduction, arrives from the NY attorney general’s settlements with opioid manufacturers.
The study results, from 2019, precede the surge of overdose deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A $6.6 million grant aims to integrate services for HIV, hepatitis B and C and substance misuse into primary care clinics across the state.
Over 94,000 people died of drug overdoses in the U.S. last year. New York activists urge the new governor to OK overdose prevention centers.
The appropriations committee laid out increases in HIV funding for housing, syringe services, health care training and more.
Despite a surge in HIV cases linked to injection drug use, the syringe exchange regulations were to take effect July 9.
Mobile clinics could be innovative strategy for expanding access to care and providing uninterrupted treatment for people who inject drugs.
That’s a $267 million increase for HIV efforts from 2021. Plus, Biden’s 2022 budget invests $6.5 billion in health research.
Injection drug use fueled the 2015 HIV outbreak in Indiana. We must learn from it and protect syringe service programs.
Getting to undetectable requires continued engagement in care, especially for people facing additional challenges.
Plus: Specific steps the Biden-Harris Administration can take to support those with HIV and end the epidemic.
Some of the federal funds in West Virginia will address the link between opioid misuse and HIV and hepatitis.
You have been inactive for 60 minutes and will be logged out in . Any updates not saved will be lost.
Click here to log back in.