Stories from the Field
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) are significant contributors to death and illness in the United States. People who have HIV but don’t know it are less likely to get the treatment and support services they need, and they are more likely to transmit the disease to others.
HIV Dental Ombudsperson Program
In this Who's Leading the Leading Health Indicators? story, we looked at how the Boston Public Health Commission’s HIV Dental Ombudsperson Program increased access to oral health services for people living with HIV/AIDS.
Texas Enhanced Comprehensive HIV Prevention Planning Project
In this Who's Leading the Leading Health Indicators? story, we looked at how the Texas Department of State Health Services implemented the
Enhanced Comprehensive HIV Prevention Planning Project to reduce new HIV infections, link people with HIV to care and treatment, and reduce HIV-related health disparities.
Community Healthcare Network
The Bronx Knows
In this Who's Leading the Leading Health Indicators? story, we looked at how the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and partners implemented The Bronx Knows to to raise awareness for HIV testing, make HIV testing more accessible, promote testing as a routine part of medical care, and improve linkage of people diagnosed with HIV to appropriate medical care.