Commemorating World AIDS Day 2022
December 1st, World AIDS Day (WAD), is a day to celebrate the lives needlessly lost to the HIV epidemic, to spread awareness of available HIV prevention and treatment, and to redouble our efforts to end the HIV epidemic globally.
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World AIDS Day 2021
It’s World AIDS Day 2021—an opportunity to remember those who we have lost, the advances that have been made, and the work that still needs to be done to end the HIV epidemic. Stark HIV-related inequities persist and Black and Latina men who have sex with men and Black and Latina cis and trans women in the U.S., continue to be disproportionately impacted by HIV. The COVID-19 pandemic has further complicated efforts…
Achieving Global Vaccine Equity
Housing Justice is Health Justice!
So much of achieving health equity is about addressing the underlying policies that drive inequities. Yesterday, August 4th, 2021, Dr. Blackstock, Health Justice’s Founder and Executive Director, participated in a housing justice media event to call for action to address unsafe living conditions for people who are homeless. As NYC experiences an increasing number of COVID-19 cases, the city is moving people who are unhoused from the safety of hotel rooms to congregate shelters.…
Building Confidence in COVID-19 Vaccines Using Motivational Interviewing Techniques
As efforts have intensified to get more Americans vaccinated, Health Justice is happy to share a healthcare provider training video that Health Justice developed with Advancing Health Equity for the NYC Health Department. The training video highlights how motivational interviewing techniques can be used to build patient confidence in and acceptance of COVID-19 vaccines. Take a look and share with any health care providers who may find this content helpful!