HIV Stigma with African Immigrants and Refugees

Training: Breaking the Glass: Navigating Sexual Health & HIV Stigma with African Immigrants and Refugees
U.S. DHHS Office of Minority Health Resource Center’s National African Immigrant Project
Webinar for clinicians that work with African immigrants with HIV and its co-morbidities. The webinar will address HIV stigma as it pertains to African clients, MSM in the African community, FGM, gender issues, medical adherence, and cultural barriers that prevent African clients from accessing treatment and care and adhering to prescribed medications.
Friday July 12, 2013 from 1:00 to 2:30pm ET.

US Preventive Services Task Force HIV Screening

Resource: New Statement on HIV Screening
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Recommendations on screening for HIV infection in adolescents and adults aged 15 to 65 years old. Younger adolescents and older adults who are at increased risk should also be screened.  In addition, all pregnant women should be screened for HIV, including those who present in labor who are untested and whose HIV status is unknown.