UPDATE: Oakland Late Diagnosis Project: Sharing the Results - Tuesday 25th September, 2012
- Created on Sep 10, 2012
Update October, 31st 2012:
On September 25, 2012, Pangaea Global AIDS Foundation, along with its partners, CAL-PEP, La Clinica de la Raza, and the University of California, School of Public Health, and the Alameda County Public Health Department/Office of AIDS Administration held a Special Community Briefing to present the formative results of the Oakland Late Diagnosis Project, a project supported by the NIH/Office of AIDS Research.
There was overwhelming response from the community with over 60 individuals in attendance, and we want to thank all stakeholders, providers, affected communities and participants for their contribution, a dialogue which we hope will encourage further focus on this issue amongst Oakland most at risk communities.
Late stage diagnosis of HIV is a critical indicator of the need to employ new and innovative strategies to strengthen our testing-linkage-and retention in care interventions in Alameda County. The ongoing disparities which HIV/AIDS present in the African American and Latino/Hispanic communities must drive us all towards “Collective Action”, and with the newest technologies in HIV prevention and care, we have a tremendous opportunity to turn the tide of this epidemic here in Oakland.
The following are presentations shared at the September 25th event:
• Results of the Late Diagnosis Study (English)
• Results of the Late Diagnosis Study (Spanish)
• HIV Testing Trends in Alameda County
• State of the HIV Epidemic in Alameda County