September 12, 2015
This post originally appeared on TARGET Center
Next year, we approach the two decade anniversary of the beginning of the antiretroviral-driven turnaround HIV care. Combination therapies literally brought people back to life. Data from 2013 document that 79% of clients served by the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program have achieved viral suppression, a much higher success rate than those not in Ryan White care.
Standing still, however, has never been a feature of the Ryan White Program. Two new challenges in HIV care facing the program–and evolving responses–were featured in HRSA sessions in Day One at USCA 2015: keeping people in care and doing a better job at planning.