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The recent issue of Positively Aware outlines a modern view of HIV in 2024. Several of the major points include:

  1. Changing our language to provide less stigma and more caring.
  2. Continuation of efforts to modernize clinical trials to be more inclusive of women and minorities.
  3. Greater awareness of anal screening for cancer for people living with HIV.
  4. Increased urgency to fix health disparities as they relate to the HIV population.
  5. Awareness of the “Doxy-PEP” strategy to prevent sexually transmitted diseases.
  6. Cautions concerning COVID-19 and mpox

And, perhaps the biggest news in HIV treatment is the introduction of injectable medications as an option for those living with HIV.

Read more in this terrific publication… the Winter 23/24 Edition.