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 […]

HIV Testing is the Foundation for Prevention and Care

HIV testing is a key component to Ending the Epidemic and critical to achieving New York State’s goals as […]

90–90–90: An Ambitious Treatment Target to Help End the AIDS Epidemic

In October of 2014, UNAIDS released 90-90-90 –An Ambitious Treatment Target to Help End the AIDS Epidemic, which outlined a three-pronged global strategy to help end the worldwide AIDS epidemic by 2030.

How close is New York to reaching the UNAIDS global targets?

ETE Dashboard Recognized on World AIDS Day

To mark World AIDS Day 2015, Governor Cuomo spoke at the Apollo Theater in New York City, where he received the World AIDS Day Leadership […]

ETE Implementation Strategies Submissions

Hello Ending the Epidemic (ETE) Stakeholder:

In June 2014, Governor Cuomo announced a three-point plan to end AIDS as an epidemic in NYS. The goal is to […]

New Research on PrEP and PEP in New York City

For New York State to reach its goal of bringing down the number of annual new HIV infections to the ETE Initiative’s goal of 750 by 2020, Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) will play a critical role.

Ending the HIV Epidemic Globally

Recently, the World Health Organization (WHO) revised their HIV treatment guidelines and made two new key recommendations: 1. Every person infected with HIV should be given antiretroviral treatment (ART). 2. Pre-exposure prophylaxis or PrEP is recommended as a preventative measure to all persons at substantial risk of acquiring HIV.

Monitoring Outcomes: Median CD4 Count at Diagnosis

HIV is not being diagnosed early enough in New York
The CD4 cell count among persons with newly diagnosed HIV infection is a measure of immune […]