2019 NCHHSTP Highlights Archive

Throughout each year, NCHHSTP features significant events and publications. These key features are archived here for convenient reference.

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DECEMBER 6, 2019

The approximately 38,000 new human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections that occur annually in the United States are preventable through testing, treatment, and preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

Photo of Diverse People in a Nature Setting

School Health Profiles provides representative data on school health policies and practices in states, large urban school districts, and territories.

Group of Diverse, Smiling Youth
NOVEMBER – DECEMBER 2019
  • 2018 STD Surveillance Report
  • Social Determinants of Health Among Adults with Diagnosed HIV Infection, 2017 surveillance
  • Treatment of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis: An Official ATS/CDC/ERS/IDSA Clinical Practice Guideline
Connections for November/December 2019
DECEMBER 1, 2019

World AIDS Day is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV and show their support for people living with HIV.

World AIDS Day
#endHIVepidemic

This initiative aims to reduce new HIV infections in the U.S. by 90% by 2030.

Ending the HIV Epidemic
ATS JOURNALS

MDR-TB Clinical Guidelines

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SSPs protect the public and first responders by facilitating the safe disposal of used needles and syringes.

Collage of Images of People Who Are Part of the Syringe Services Programs
SETEMBER – OCTOBER 2019
  • HIV Surveillance Supplemental Report, Volume 24, Number 3
  • 2017 Hepatitis Surveillance Report
  • CDC’s Nation Network of STD Clinical Prevention Training Centers Delivers Vital Support to Clinicians
Connections for September/October 2019

2018 STD Surveillance Report highlights alarming threat: Newborn deaths from Syphilis

Screen capture of the title slide of the report

Each week, health departments report cases of hepatitis to CDC through the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System. CDC aggregates the information to conduct ongoing viral hepatitis surveillance nationwide.

Image of the Hepatitis Virus
JULY – AUGUST 2019
  • New Materials about Syringe Services Programs (SSPs)
  • Nationwide Shortage of Tuberculin Skin Test Antigens
  • Youth Connectedness and Adult Health Outcomes
Connections for July/August 2019

The article examines associations between adolescent connectedness and multiple health-related outcomes in adulthood.

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The article examines associations between adolescent connectedness and multiple health-related outcomes in adulthood.

JAMA Network | Open
JULY 28, 2019
World Hepatitis Day - Group of Diverse People

The Journal of Infectious Diseases (JID) and the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) are inviting submissions for a thematic supplement titled “Infectious Diseases and Injection Drug Use: Public Health Burden and Response.”

Oxford Academic - The Journal of Infectious Diseases
JUNE 27, 2019

National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) is an annual observance to encourage people of all ages to get tested for HIV and to know their status.

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MARCH 2019

We can end the HIV epidemic in the United States. Immediate, effective treatment is key.

Ending the HIV Epidemic - Photo of two men in a home kitchen setting
MAY 19, 2019

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month. Hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C are three types of viral hepatitis. Although each type of viral hepatitis is caused by a different virus and is spread in different ways, they all affect the liver and can cause serious health problems.

Hepatitis Awareness Month 2019
APRIL 10, 2019

National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is observed each year on April 10 to educate the public about the impact of HIV on young people.

National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
MARCH - APRIL 2019
  • World TB Day 2019
  • Estimated HIV Incidence and Prevalence in the United States 2010-2016
  • New Personal Stories of Tuberculosis Survivors
Connections for March/April 2019

Estimated HIV Incidence and Prevalence in the United States, 2010–2016

MARCH 24, 2019

This annual event commemorates the date in 1882 when Dr. Robert Koch announced his discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacillus that causes tuberculosis.

End TB - World TB Day - March 24
MARCH 18-21, 2019

The 2019 National HIV Prevention Conference (NHPC) was held March 18-21, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia.

2019 National HIV Prevention Conference
FEBRUARY 15, 2019

New recommendation for Hepatitis A vaccination for people experiencing homelessness.

End TB - World TB Day - March 24
FEBRUARY 15, 2019

The YRBSS monitors health behaviors that contribute markedly to the leading causes of death, disability, and social problems among youth and adults in the United States.

Collage of School-Age Youth in Educational Settings
NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2018

Reducing HIV/AIDS-Related Morbidity and Mortality Among Racial/Ethnic Minority Groups.

Public Health Reports
FEBRUARY 7, 2019

A dedicated day to acknowledge progress in reducing HIV infections and their consequences in African American communities and renew our commitment to the remaining work.

Together for Love - Collage of Photos of Smiling African Americans

Transforming Health: Patient-Centered HIV Prevention and Care website just launched!

Collage of Clinicians and Patients

Reported Tuberculosis in the United States

Take On TB - Too many people in our country still suffer from tuberculosis
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