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SASI’s new Report, HIV Stigma Study in the Deep South: Descriptive Findings, documents HIV-related stigma in the Deep South by surveying persons living with HIV at HIV medical care facilities and social services organizations in Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina and … Continue reading
SASI’s new Report, State of HIV in the US Deep South,[Full text] [Abstract] is co-authored by Susan Reif, Donna Safley, Carolyn McAllaster, Elena Wilson and Kathryn Whetten and published in the Journal of Community Health on February 28, 2017. Recent … Continue reading
Join the Southern HIV/AIDS Strategy Initiative and the Southern AIDS Coalition at the US Conference on AIDS
Join the SASI and the Southern AIDS Coalition at the United States Conference on AIDS: Southern Pathway Workshops: September 15-17, 2016
SASI releases new report: WE HAVE THE TOOLS TO END HIV- Benefits, Barriers, and Solutions to Expanded Utilization of Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) in the US Deep South The benefits of PrEP to prevent HIV transmission are well established. It is critical … Continue reading
SASI’s new report, Medicaid Expansion in the South, examines efforts in nine Deep South states to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Thirty-two states have expanded Medicaid. Many of the remaining states are located in the Deep South: Alabama, … Continue reading
SASI’s HIV-AIDS Care and Prevention Infrastructure in the U.S. Deep South is co-authored by SASI research team, Susan S. Reif, Kristen Sullivan, Elena Wilson, and Miriam Berger of the Duke University Center for Health Policy & Inequalities Research. Recent research from … Continue reading
SASI Releases: HIV/AIDS in the US Deep South: Trends from 2008-2013. With six years of HIV/AIDS related data, new SASI Trends Report confirms that nine Deep South states are driving the HIV epidemic in the US. The trends documented in SASI’s recent Report have … Continue reading
25 Bipartisan Members of Congress Urge CDC & White House to Expand HIV Prevention Funding for Rural & Suburban Areas in Deep South
See the Press Release below from Rep. Alma Adams (D-NC) announcing the request by 25 bipartisan members of Congress for expanded HIV prevention funding from the CDC for rural and smaller urban areas in the Deep South.
The Southern HIV/AIDS Strategy Initiative is excited to be working with the Southern AIDS Coalition to sponsor two events at this year’s US Conference on AIDS. PLEASE JOIN US AT THESE EVENTS.
According to the recently released CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), Prevalence of Diagnosed and Undiagnosed HIV Infection – United States, 2008-2012, persons who are unaware of their HIV+ status contribute to nearly one third of ongoing HIV transmission in … Continue reading