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New Clinical Brief Now Available! Hepatitis C Infection in HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex with Men

Approximately 3.2 million individuals in the United States are infected with chronic hepatitis C (HCV) infection. While injection drug use is the most common mode of transmission, growing evidence indicates that the virus is also being spread through sexual contact, particularly among HIV-infected men who have sex with men (MSM). In this clinical brief, we review what is known about the epidemiology of HCV among HIV-infected MSM, as well as current screening, treatment, and prevention recommendations for HCV. View/Download the brief

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National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Today is National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and is used to direct attention to the continuing and disproportionate impact of HIV/AIDS on gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States. The CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) focuses on progress made in HIV positive MSM along the contiuum of HIV care. Read the report here.

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Announcing SO/GI Office Hours!

As part of our work with health centers to prepare them to collect Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SO/GI) in Electronic Health Records, now part of the Uniform Data System (UDS) in Tables 3A and 3B, we are excited to announce SO/GI Office Hours for health center staff!