Together with the Bay Area and North Coast AIDS Education and Training Centers (BANC AETC), HIVE hosted a provider training on HIV and safer conception.
On February 15, 2018, HIVE?s Caroline Watson was honored with the Heroes and Hearts Award, along with Karen Aguilar of Gender Health SF.
Over the past few months, San Francisco based organizations HIVE (formerly BAPAC) and getSFcba, partnered with the National Clinical Training Center for Family Planning (NCTCFP) to help fill a gap ? the slow uptake of PrEP among cis women in the United States.
GlobalSHARE (Global Community for Sex, HIV, and Reproductive Empowerment) recently held a session at IAS 2017 in Paris, France to discuss an international consensus statement on the provision of safer conception services for men and women living with and affected by HIV.
Here?s the deal: One in five new HIV diagnoses in the U.S. are among cis women. Women of African descent make up about 64% of these new diagnoses while only accounting for 13% of the U.S. female population. Can PrEP prevent HIV among all women? Can PrEP reduce the grave racial/ethnic disparities seen in rates of HIV acquisition among Black women?