In order to stay at zero perinatal HIV transmissions, front line health workers must be empowered to screen people living with and affected by HIV for sexual partners and reproductive intentions. Reproductive intentions and HIV prevention go hand in hand.
Former SFGH Foundation Board Member Amy Busch and her husband Kevin Cameron hosted a dance party fundraiser benefiting HIVE. An entire night celebrating our successes and honoring the expert, compassionate care provided since 1989 at HIVE clinic, while we listened to tunes from HowellDevine and took our beats to the street with silent disco. This event raised over $30,000 to close the gap in government funding supporting HIVE clinical care.
Angela McGill is a woman living with HIV. She tells her story of discovering she had HIV and going on to have an HIV-free baby with the help of BAPAC (Bay Area Perinatal AIDS Center), now known as HIVE. Dr. Deb Cohan explains how it’s possible for women living with HIV to have natural births and not pass HIV on to their babies.
Participatory action research is awesome. It is grounded on the idea that lived experience is important and including community members throughout the research process is essential.
As medical professionals, public health advocates and clinical researchers, we collectively are writing to urge the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as well as the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) to update the sperm donation guidelines for men who have sex with men.
In May of 2016, 26 HIVE stakeholders took the time to complete a survey to help us better understand how our stakeholders interact with our resources.