Category Archive for: ‘HIV’

  • Good sex is all in the PrEParation

    PrEP Update

    AHP is on the front lines of making PrEP (Pre-exposure [HIV] prophylaxis) accessible to our community through a program called PrEP Navigation Services. For decades, the only way to medically prevent HIV was to take post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) drugs, which when taken within three days …

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    HCAT Volunteers: From and For The Community

    Volunteers have been at the heart of AHP’s HIV counseling and testing services since 1992. Our volunteers encompass and reflect the diversity of our clients: LGBTQ and allies, young and older, therapists, nurses, medical students, and AHP interns, for starters. These invaluable members of our team …

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    Getting to Know You: Electronic Health Inventory Update

    For the past nine months, new clients at AHP have filled out an Electronic Health Inventory (EHI), a detailed survey that ensures that our clients get the health care they need—both from our clinic and from society. The EHI is a detailed survey that asks …

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    Art for AIDS 2016

    Art for AIDS was conceived in 1996, the creation of a group of artists in search of a way to help a community ravaged by AIDS. Coincidentally, there was a second hope-laden event in 1996: effective HIV treatment began to turn the epidemic around, especially …

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    Welcome Caitlin Andrews!

    Caitlin Andrews learned as a child, working in her family’s restaurant in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, that what people want most is someone to listen to their story. Although Andrews is shy and reserved, her daily contact with customers nurtured her innate curiosity, the wonder of getting …

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    Spotlight on Alfie Pacheco

    Alfonso Pacheco, also known as “Alfie”, started young—as a giver, that is. From the time when he was selected to be one of only 10 Bay Area high school students to participate in an NIH-funded, peer-based, HIV prevention education pilot project, Pacheco knew he would …

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