Category Archives: HIV policy

Seeking your help to end the HIV and hepatitis C epidemics and significantly reduce the incidence of STDs in California!

Project Inform is partnering with HIV, hepatitis and STD organizations from across the state to call on the next Governor of California to develop and implement a statewide plan to end the HIV and hepatitis C epidemics and to significantly reduce the incidence of STDs. We…Read More

IAS2018: PrEP does not lower feminising hormone level in transgender women

Published by and re-posted from aidsmed.com. Tenofovir levels fell slightly, but implications for HIV prevention are unclear Using Truvada (tenofovir DF/emtricitabine) for HIV prevention does not lower levels of feminising hormones, offering reassurance for transgender women who are concerned about drug interactions, according to a presentation…Read More

IAS2018: Bay Area, U.S. & GlobaRights Advocates Demand 2020 International AIDS Conference Be Removed from U.S.

Re-posted from Positive Women’s Network **FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE** Contact: Cecilia Chung +1.415.902.0216, cecilia@transgenderlawcenter.org Naina Khanna +1.510.681.1169, nkhanna@pwn-usa.org George Ayala +1.213.268.1777, gayala@mpactglobal.org BAY AREA, U.S. AND GLOBAL HUMAN RIGHTS ADVOCATES DEMAND 2020 INTERNATIONAL AIDS CONFERENCE BE REMOVED FROM U.S. They cite danger for potential participants and human…Read More

IAS2018: Communique of the Kigali Dolutegravir Stakeholder Meeting of African Women Living with HIV, hosted by AfroCAB

We, the thirty-nine women living with HIV representing 18 countries, met in Kigali on July 13 and 14 to discuss the potential neural tube defect (NTD) safety signal in women taking dolutegravir (DTG) at conception and develop a joint position on behalf of women for access…Read More

NASTAD recognizes Project Inform’s Anne Donnelly during 2018 Annual Meeting

ORIGINAL POST: www.nastad.org Every year during our Annual Meeting, NASTAD celebrates the accomplishments of our members and partners with a series of awards. This year, we’re so proud to recognize the amazing accomplishments of Peter Whiticar, Diana Jordan, Anne Donnelly, and Dr. Theo Hodge. NASTAD Partnership…Read More

California HIV Alliance submits budget proposal to the state

The California HIV Alliance, of which Project Inform is a member, submitted their budget request to the State, urging the State to make strategic investments in programs that will increase PrEP uptake and other evidence-based prevention services, provide targeted HIV prevention and employment services for transgender women,…Read More

Project Inform’s rural opioid summit attracts providers from 26 counties

On February 5-6, 2018 in Santa Rosa, CA, Project Inform hosted The Opioid Crisis & Related Public Health Issues in Rural Northern Counties: A Summit to Discuss Solutions. Over 113 participants from a diverse array of health and social service organizations, including drug treatment programs, federally…Read More