California Syringe Clearinghouse Reports Significant Advancements in 2 Years

Two years ago, CalHEP & Project Inform led an advocacy effort (with support from partners like the California HIV Alliance and Drug Policy Alliance) to convince the legislature and Governor to allocate $3 million per year in state funds to create and maintain a clearinghouse of supplies…Read More

IAS 2017: Progress on PrEP, treatment as prevention, and HIV cure science

While the world’s top HIV experts reported no earth shattering progress in preventing, treating or curing HIV at the 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2017), which took place in July in Paris, it did serve as an important marker of progress. HIV researchers revealed…Read More

The Affordable Care Act Lives to Fight Another Day

PIP eNews readers will no doubt be familiar with the roller coaster ride the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has experienced at the hands of a Republican-led Congress in recent weeks and months. While Republicans in the House of Representatives were able to coalesce around a repeal…Read More

Support Safe Consumption Services in California – Call Your State Legislators Today!

Assembly Bill (AB) 186, authored by Assemblymember Eggman (D-Stockton) would allow a limited number of California counties to pilot test safe consumption services (SCS). More information about the bill is available here. SCS are spaces for the safe consumption of pre-obtained drugs with unused syringes and…Read More

On Charlottesville and Trump

CONTINUING THE MARCH TOWARD SOCIAL JUSTICE SUPPORTS OUR MISSION TO END HIV AND HEPATITIS C The HIV and hepatitis C epidemics disproportionately affect the most marginalized communities of people in American society. Factors that define who we are, and especially how society sees us – the…Read More and Project Inform launch new PrEP navigation manual in California and Project Inform are pleased to announce a free new resource to assist PrEP navigation staff in California: “Helping People Access PrEP: A Frontline Provider Manual on PrEP Research, Care and Navigation.” This publication provides a wide range of information to aid the daily work…Read More

Will the Right Approach to the US Opioid Emergency Prevail?

The United States is in the midst of a devastating epidemic of opioid use affecting people of widely varying racial, gender and economic groups and status.  President Trump responded to this emergency by creating a White House Opioid Commission, headed by Governor Chris Christie of New…Read More