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New Opportunties for 

Women, Inc.



UPCOMING EVENTS & Educational Sources

Happenings you shouldn't miss in the weeks ahead.

VIRTUAL YOUTH & TEEN HIV PREVENTION

NOW, Inc. is offeing weekly,  1-hour virtual HIV and STI prevention sessions for youth and young adults ages 13-24 of all genders.  Participants will receive HIV & STI education, have the opportunity to participate in conversations with HIV counselors, and schedule private counseling sessions, testing, and linkage to care as requested. **Incentives are avialble for youth / teen participants. - CLICK BUTTON BELOW TO REGISTER.


** SESSSIONS ARE AVAILABLE WEEKLY FROM SEPTEMBER THROUGH DECEMBER 2020:

EVERY TUESDAYS at 6:00 - 7:00 PM   and   7:00 - 8:00 PM

EVERY THURSDAY at 6:00 - 7:00 PM   and  7:00 - 8:00 PM 

After you register, you'll receive an email with the link and passcode to join

 the WebEx virtual meeting.

REGISTER NOW

Free Flu Shot Event


                                                                                                                EDUCATION

Highlighted in “The Spill”-​   A Needs Assessment Survey for those Living With or At-Risk for HIV

Participants are eligible to receive a $20 gift card, delivered directly via courier service. Feedback will be used to improve health and social services.  Survey is administered remotely and responses are anonymous. To schedule an appointment, call (443) 915-4848 or e-mail [email protected]

This Week in HIV Research: To Sleep, Perchance to Dream

Despite the growing amount of attention the HIV clinical care world has paid in recent years to the inextricable ties between mental health and physical health outcomes, we’ve still got a long ways to go when it comes to understanding the cause and effect of mental health issues in HIV.


Founded in 2002, TheBodyPro exists to inform and support the HIV workforce -- the vast constellation of people working on the front lines of HIV education, prevention, care, and services. Whether you're a physician or a case manager; a registered nurse or a licensed social worker; a medical technician or a therapist; they're here to provide you with up-to-date information, valuable perspectives, and authentic professional voices.


Today we’ll examine new data on:

Higher rates of insomnia among people living with HIV (PLWH)—but with very low treatment rates.

Trends in multimorbidity diagnosis among aging PLWH.

The (super-low) frequency of viral load control loss in the modern HIV treatment era.

The relative appeal of different methods of HIV self-test dissemination throughout the world.


Sources: https://www.thebodypro.com/slideshow/week-hiv-research-sleep-disorder-insomnia?ic=700102

                    https://www.thebodypro.com/article/black-aids-institute-scientific-advisory-committee

NIH Experts Call for Accelerated Research to Address Concurrent HIV and COVID-19 Pandemics


The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting people with or at risk for HIV both indirectly, by interfering with HIV treatment and prevention services, and directly, by threatening individual health. An effective response to these dual pandemics requires unprecedented collaboration to accelerate basic and clinical research, as well as implementation science to expeditiously introduce evidence-based strategies into real-world settings. This message comes from a review article co-authored by Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, and colleagues published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases.


Source:

https://www.niaid.nih.gov/news-events/nih-experts-call-accelerated-research-address-concurrent-hiv-and-covid-19-pandemics?utm_campaign=+46910168&utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term=


From HIVR4P 2021, Welcome Results From 2 Trials of Long-Acting PrEP

Check out this week's literature:


Clinical trial data show that daily oral tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF)–based pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) safely protects against HIV infection across diverse exposures, sexes, and gender identities. However, maintaining adherence is one of the greatest challenges to effective PrEP implementation—a challenge that may be overcome through use of long-acting (LA) PrEP. Here, I share my thoughts on important new data on 2 promising LA PrEP agents, islatravir and cabotegravir, presented at the 4th HIV Research for Prevention Conference (HIVR4P // Virtual). 

Source:    https://www.clinicaloptions.com/hiv/conference-coverage/hivr4p-2021/clinicalthought-commentaries/ct1/page-1?origin=1&utm_campaign=HIV&utm_medium=email&_hsmi=111930039&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9qS0etb_2vE0DOhDZQTeQy_FtJwSWpLt63UH2g1kloMsYUzL5zSwvoXbscVHelnmOmLlpN5Q5u81UTjHOa9KxkyAAZpTPPsHG_kePBRNTHWcG1vXg&utm_content=111930039&utm_source=hs_email

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Recent Previous Events


Wed

 June 30th

12pm-1pm

Nov 9


Effective Communication: Decoding Verbal and Behavioral Messages

Wed



June  30th



12:30 pm-3:30pm

Nov 9


Z-HAP's Weekly City-Wide Conference Call


Join Zoom Meeting - https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82739479263

Meeting ID: 827 3947 9263

One tap mobile +13017158592,,82739479263# US (Washington D.C)

For more information contact: Betsy Simon [email protected]

Thur


July 1st


12:30pm-1pm


Jan 25th

2-3pm


Mental Health & Caring - Advocating for our Loved Ones 

Hosted by the Baltimore Faith Based Commission for Behavioral Health

Click here to register online


https://bfbc-bh.com/page.php?groupingID=custom-form



For more info contact Bernard Warren 443.216.9792 / [email protected]

Thur


July 1st


1-2pm

Nov 9


COVID-19: Disaster Preparedness and Vulnerable Populations: Webinar Series

Fri



July 2nd



11am-12pm


Nov 9


JHU – Medicine for the Greater Good Community Call

Call: 888.651.5908 Participant Code 3569812

For more information contact; Kimberly Monson, Community Program Coordinator

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 410.550.1118 / [email protected]

Please submit any questions you may have to [email protected]

Wed


July 7th


11am

Nov 9


OWEL Monthly Support Group Meeting

From a computer, tablet or smart phone click on this link:

https://jhuson.zoom.us/j/91112509311?pwd=WnM5VTVyczlvZDhiOXRPMFg3MDNaUT

09&status=success / Password – 375415

You can join us from any phone, without being “on camera” just dial

888 475 4499 (US Toll Free)

Wed


June 23rd


1pm

Nov 9


Webinar

Identifying and Responding to Emerging Drug Trends Part 1: What the Data Shows

PTTC webinar

https://pttcnetwork.org/centers/central-east-pttc/event/identifying-and-responding-emerging-drug-trends-part-1-what-data

Wed


July 7th


12pm


Nov 9


Z-HAP's Weekly City-Wide Conference Call

Join Zoom Meeting - https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82739479263

Meeting ID: 827 3947 9263

One tap mobile +13017158592,82739479263# US (Washington D.C)

For more information contact: Betsy Simon [email protected]

Wed


July 7th 


10am-11am

Nov 9


Purpose & Passion...Dancing in the Face of Fear!!!

Why Women Cry Conference Series 2021 – Session 1

Registration is OPEN. Click on the link below

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/why-women-cry-xvxvi-purpose-passiondancing-in-

the-face-of-fear-tickets-157878421609

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