2020 HIV/HCV/SUD Virtual Symposium

Targeted Access to Community Knowledge, Linkage to treatment and Education for HIV/HCV in people of color
(TACKLE HIV/HCV in people of color)

Presented by: Wari Allison, MD, PhD

Session 1 Objectives:

  1. Overview of TACKLE HIV/HCV project goals, partnerships, data flow
  2. Outline of Year 1 planning and project infrastructure
  3. Detailed description of TACKLE HIV/HCV project implementation findings including:
    • HIV/HCV Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO)
    • HIV/HCV surveillance
    • AETC national HIV/HCV co-infection curriculum evaluation
  4. Description of TACKLE HIV/HCV sustainability & dissemination & next steps for final project year

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Visualizing Health Disparities:
Using storytelling and visualizations to make data accessible

Presented by: Ann Dills, MSW

Session 2 Objectives:

  1. How to build trust using data
  2. Challenge mythology
  3. Build data literacy
  4. Make it accessible and engaging
  5. Make space for community to be part of the story
  6. Show them pathways for next steps, including prioritizing populations for care service systems adaptations
  7. Actively reflect anti-stigmatizing language/messaging

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Treating HCV in Persons with Mental Health & Substance Use Disorders

Presented by: Jeffrey J. Weiss, PhD, MS

Session 3 Objectives:

  1. Understand how a substance use disorder diagnosis is relevant to the HCV care cascade
  2. Conduct PREP-C assessment
  3. Discuss evidence for efficacy of PREP-C

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Hepatitis C Surveillance in Texas

Presented by: Carlos Alvarez, MPH, CPH & Vittoria Criss, MS

Session 4 Objectives:

  1. Incorporate viral hepatitis prevention activities into existing public health, clinical care, and community settings.
  2. Educate the public, partners, and stakeholders on relevant policies including state-mandated hepatitis B and hepatitis C reporting, and public/private insurance reimbursement for recommended testing and treatment.
  3. Work with state agencies to improve hepatitis B and hepatitis C testing, detection, and linkage to care and treatment in all settings.
  4. Monitor and evaluate how policies impact testing, care, and treatment of hepatitis B and hepatitis C.

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HIV Care for Incarcerated Individuals

Presented by: Ank Nijhawan, MD, MPH, MSCS

Session 5 Objectives:

  1. Epidemiology
    • Incarceration
    • HIV and Incarceration
  2. HIV Care Cascade in Criminal Justice System
    • HIV Testing
    • HIV Prevention
    • Engagement and retention in care
    • Treatment and viral suppression
  3. Future Directions

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