Community and Expert Consultations to End the Epidemic

In 2015, the de Blasio administration announced the NYC Plan to End the Epidemic, which included a substantial investment from both City Hall and City […]

State of the ETE Dashboard 2016

As we enter into year two of the ETE Dashboard system, we reflect on the achievements of the previous year and look forward to many […]

Increased Medicaid Prescriptions for Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Against HIV infection

One of the key strategies of New York State’s plan to end the AIDS epidemic by the end of 2020 is to, “facilitate access to Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis […]

New York City Achieves 90-90-90 Targets for HIV-infected Whites but Not Latinos and Blacks

As mentioned in our February 2016 blog post, UNAIDS set an ambitious agenda in October 2014 to achieve fast-track treatment targets to end the AIDS […]

Biomedical Interventions that Save Lives! Naloxone & Buprenorphine

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SAVE THE DATE! World AIDS Day Announcement

Dear Stakeholder:

As a key contributor to the implementation of the ETE Blueprint, you are formally invited to attend the 2016 ETE Summit.  The […]

Data Visualization: Methods, Challenges and Progress

Data visualization is a hot topic within the data science field. As researchers and program analysts continually look for ways to convey complex geospatial and temporal information to a wider public audience, visualization tools and techniques provide new and effective ways of representing population data in dynamic but simplistic visual formats...

Visualizing Health Policy: HIV Awareness and Testing

An analysis done by the Kaiser Family Foundation from their own 2013 and 2014 survey and tracking poll1 shows that black adults and gay and bisexual men (both groups that make up a disproportionate share of people with HIV in the US) have a slight increase in knowledge regarding the effectiveness of antiretroviral treatment (22% for black adults and 25% for gay and bisexual men stating that they are aware of the effectiveness of ART versus 21% for all US adults)...

Bronx Serosurvey finds decline in undiagnosed HIV prevalence rate since 2010 among emergency department attendees

Understanding the prevalence of undiagnosed HIV is critical to prevention and linkage efforts. In a recent press release on National HIV Testing Day, the NYC […]

Using HIV Care Cascades to Follow Short-term Health Outcomes Among Persons with Newly Diagnosed HIV Infection

Timely linkage to care of persons newly diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and consistent engagement in care can lower the risk of morbidity, mortality, and onward HIV […]

Evidence of HIV Care Following STD Clinic Visits by Out-of-Care HIV-Positive Persons

New York City’s publicly funded sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinics provide a vital link to HIV care for many New Yorkers with newly diagnosed and […]

Expanded HIV Testing Coverage is Associated with Decreases in Late HIV Diagnoses

Late HIV diagnosis (an HIV diagnosis that does not occur until the CD4 count has dropped below 200 cells/uL) remains common in New York, and […]