Santa Clara County HIV/AIDS Systems of Care Roundtable VII

San Jose, CA

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Santa Clara County High Impact HIV Prevention Presentation

In response to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS), released in July 2010, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is currently framing a new approach to HIV prevention in the US. This presentation will explain the new approach, called High Impact HIV Prevention, and explore what makes an intervention “high-impact”.


     Presenter:  Sonya Dublin, MPH/MSW, Capacity Building Specialist

                             Asian Pacific Islander Health Forum (APIAHF)  


By the end of the presentation, participants will:

  • Understand the overall approach of High Impact HIV Prevention and the 6 major considerations of high impact: effectiveness, cost, scalability, coverage, interaction, and prioritization
  • Be familiar with the 5 new categories of High Impact HIV Prevention interventions (biomedical, public health strategies, behavioral, structural, and social marketing) and examples of each
  • Understand the rationale for increasing emphasis on Prevention with Positives interventions
  • Be able to select appropriate proven effective Linkage to Care and/or Treatment Adherence interventions for their programs
  • Be able to select appropriate proven effective HIV testing models for their programs
  • Feel confident exploring further resources on new HIV testing technologies and testing algorithms
  • Feel confident incorporating the new High Impact HIV Prevention approach into future organizational and program planning

 We look forward to seeing you all.  Light refreshments will be served.