Women and HIV: Essential Reads!

March 10th, 2016 | Viewpoint


This blog was originally posted at AIDS.gov on March 9, 2016

For the March 10 observance of  National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD), here are recent developments in HIV prevention, care and treatment, research, and policy to inform your conversations around women’s health.

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  • Affordable Care Act Covers Preventive Health Services for Women (March 12, 2015): This AIDS.gov post notes that most insurance plans are now required to cover many preventive services for women without charging a co-pay or other fees. Among these services are screenings for HIV and sexually transmitted infections for sexually active women, and domestic and interpersonal violence screening and counseling for all women.

Follow the AIDS.gov blog for more posts about women and HIV and the HIV/AIDS Awareness Days.

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Written by Deb LeBel

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