Monthly Archives: January 2017

HRSA and HUD Partner to Launch Pilot Program Aimed at Improving HIV Care and Housing Coordination

According to data from the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP), people living with HIV who are temporarily or unstably housed have lower rates of retention in care and viral suppression. A new $3.6 million, three-year investment of resources from the Secretary’s Minority AIDS Initiative Fund (SMAIF) is supporting five communities in the implementation, utilization, and evaluation of integrated housing and HIV care data systems to enhance patient navigation and service coordination and improve health outcomes along the HIV care continuum. The...

Bill Gates Invests $140M Into Company Creating HIV Prevention Implant

As the world celebrates a brand new year and a bevy of medical breakthroughs in 2016, the international scientific community could be one step closer toward discovering a cure for HIV and AIDS in part thanks to Microsoft founder  Bill Gates. The billionaire philanthropist has been regularly backing medical research for years with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, a global organization supporting worldwide activism and access to healthcare and education, founded with his wife. Gates’ latest investment in a biopharmaceutical tech company...