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PERFORMANCE METRICS

Measurable data used to track progress, successes, and challenges

ACTIVITIES

Specific steps that take place to implement strategies and achieve the plan's goals

STRATEGIES

Choices about how best to accomplish objectives

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GOALS

Broad aspirations that enable a plan's vision to be realized

OBJECTIVES

Changes, outcomes, and impact a plan is trying to achieve

Anchor 1

GOAL 1: PREVENT NEW HIV INFECTIONS   download pdf


Objectives

  • Increase awareness of HIV

  • Increase knowledge of HIV status

  • Expand and improve implementation of effective prevention interventions, including treatment as prevention, PrEP, PEP, and SSPs, and develop new options

  • Increase the capacity of health care delivery systems, public health, and the health workforce to prevent and diagnose HIV

     

Strategies for Implementation by the New Haven Ryan White Part A Program

  • Increased Community Engagement for Getting to Know You
    Education at a younger grade level Educate the community at large - reduce stigma HIV education at a younger age - before sexually active Sexual health information for youth (13-18) Create safe spaces for people to speak openly about HIV
  • Removing Barriers to Care
    Faster Housing for PLWH
  • Getting to Zero
    Free access to condoms and PrEP/PEP Trauma-informed counseling services specifically for PLWH Normalize sexual health assessments More access to PrEP More support groups More outreach testing More testing
  • Truth-Removing Racial Disparities
    Understanding what communities are being affected (for outreach) Stigma reduction Follow up teams to engage with clients after testing positive Access to testing Ease stigma in brown and black communities Promote HIV testing as a part of entering into a mutual relationship
  • Empowering Messaging
    Focus on "controlled virus messaging
  • Unified Messaging for Sexual Health
    Better communication between doctors More celebrities get involved More advertisement on social media (PrEP, awareness, etc.) Add HIV testing to physicals Case managers go out with prevention teams Recognizing hot spots of HIV - more testing in hot spots All medical providers speaking out more about PrEP and prevention options

Recommended Strategies for Community Implementation

  • Increased Community Engagement for Getting to Know You
    Education at a younger grade level Educate the community at large - reduce stigma HIV education at a younger age - before sexually active Sexual health information for youth (13-18) Create safe spaces for people to speak openly about HIV
  • Removing Barriers to Care
    Faster Housing for PLWH
  • Getting to Zero
    Free access to condoms and PrEP/PEP Trauma-informed counseling services specifically for PLWH Normalize sexual health assessments More access to PrEP More support groups More outreach testing More testing
  • Truth-Removing Racial Disparities
    Understanding what communities are being affected (for outreach) Stigma reduction Follow up teams to engage with clients after testing positive Access to testing Ease stigma in brown and black communities Promote HIV testing as a part of entering into a mutual relationship
  • Empowering Messaging
    Focus on "controlled virus messaging
  • Unified Messaging for Sexual Health
    Better communication between doctors More celebrities get involved More advertisement on social media (PrEP, awareness, etc.) Add HIV testing to physicals Case managers go out with prevention teams Recognizing hot spots of HIV - more testing in hot spots All medical providers speaking out more about PrEP and prevention options
Goal 2

 

GOAL 2: IMPROVE HIV-RELATED HEALTH OUTCOMES OF PEOPLE WITH HIV   download pdf


Objectives

  • Link people to medical care immediately after their HIV diagnosis and provide low-barrier access to HIV treatment

  • Identify, engage, or re-engage people with HIV who are not in care or not virally suppressed

  • Increase retention in care and adherence to HIV treatment to achieve and maintain long-term viral suppression

  • Increase the capacity of health care delivery systems, public health, and the health workforce to serve people with HIV

Strategies for Implementation by the New Haven Ryan White Part A Program

  • Increased Community Engagement for Getting to Know You
    Education at a younger grade level Educate the community at large - reduce stigma HIV education at a younger age - before sexually active Sexual health information for youth (13-18) Create safe spaces for people to speak openly about HIV
  • Removing Barriers to Care
    Faster Housing for PLWH
  • Getting to Zero
    Free access to condoms and PrEP/PEP Trauma-informed counseling services specifically for PLWH Normalize sexual health assessments More access to PrEP More support groups More outreach testing More testing
  • Truth-Removing Racial Disparities
    Understanding what communities are being affected (for outreach) Stigma reduction Follow up teams to engage with clients after testing positive Access to testing Ease stigma in brown and black communities Promote HIV testing as a part of entering into a mutual relationship
  • Empowering Messaging
    Focus on "controlled virus messaging
  • Unified Messaging for Sexual Health
    Better communication between doctors More celebrities get involved More advertisement on social media (PrEP, awareness, etc.) Add HIV testing to physicals Case managers go out with prevention teams Recognizing hot spots of HIV - more testing in hot spots All medical providers speaking out more about PrEP and prevention options

Recommended Strategies for Community Implementation

  • Increased Community Engagement for Getting to Know You
    Education at a younger grade level Educate the community at large - reduce stigma HIV education at a younger age - before sexually active Sexual health information for youth (13-18) Create safe spaces for people to speak openly about HIV
  • Removing Barriers to Care
    Faster Housing for PLWH
  • Getting to Zero
    Free access to condoms and PrEP/PEP Trauma-informed counseling services specifically for PLWH Normalize sexual health assessments More access to PrEP More support groups More outreach testing More testing
  • Truth-Removing Racial Disparities
    Understanding what communities are being affected (for outreach) Stigma reduction Follow up teams to engage with clients after testing positive Access to testing Ease stigma in brown and black communities Promote HIV testing as a part of entering into a mutual relationship
  • Empowering Messaging
    Focus on "controlled virus messaging
  • Unified Messaging for Sexual Health
    Better communication between doctors More celebrities get involved More advertisement on social media (PrEP, awareness, etc.) Add HIV testing to physicals Case managers go out with prevention teams Recognizing hot spots of HIV - more testing in hot spots All medical providers speaking out more about PrEP and prevention options
Goal 3

 

GOAL 3: REDUCE HIV-RELATED DISPARITIES AND HEALTH INEQUITIES   download pdf


Objectives

  • Reduce HIV-related stigma and discrimination

  • Reduce disparities in new HIV infections, in knowledge of status, and along the HIV care continuum

  • Address social determinants of health and co-occurring conditions that exacerbate HIV-related disparities

Strategies for Implementation by the New Haven Ryan White Part A Program

  • Increased Community Engagement for Getting to Know You
    Education at a younger grade level Educate the community at large - reduce stigma HIV education at a younger age - before sexually active Sexual health information for youth (13-18) Create safe spaces for people to speak openly about HIV
  • Removing Barriers to Care
    Faster Housing for PLWH
  • Getting to Zero
    Free access to condoms and PrEP/PEP Trauma-informed counseling services specifically for PLWH Normalize sexual health assessments More access to PrEP More support groups More outreach testing More testing
  • Truth-Removing Racial Disparities
    Understanding what communities are being affected (for outreach) Stigma reduction Follow up teams to engage with clients after testing positive Access to testing Ease stigma in brown and black communities Promote HIV testing as a part of entering into a mutual relationship
  • Empowering Messaging
    Focus on "controlled virus messaging
  • Unified Messaging for Sexual Health
    Better communication between doctors More celebrities get involved More advertisement on social media (PrEP, awareness, etc.) Add HIV testing to physicals Case managers go out with prevention teams Recognizing hot spots of HIV - more testing in hot spots All medical providers speaking out more about PrEP and prevention options

Recommended Strategies for Community Implementation

  • Increased Community Engagement for Getting to Know You
    Education at a younger grade level Educate the community at large - reduce stigma HIV education at a younger age - before sexually active Sexual health information for youth (13-18) Create safe spaces for people to speak openly about HIV
  • Removing Barriers to Care
    Faster Housing for PLWH
  • Getting to Zero
    Free access to condoms and PrEP/PEP Trauma-informed counseling services specifically for PLWH Normalize sexual health assessments More access to PrEP More support groups More outreach testing More testing
  • Truth-Removing Racial Disparities
    Understanding what communities are being affected (for outreach) Stigma reduction Follow up teams to engage with clients after testing positive Access to testing Ease stigma in brown and black communities Promote HIV testing as a part of entering into a mutual relationship
  • Empowering Messaging
    Focus on "controlled virus messaging
  • Unified Messaging for Sexual Health
    Better communication between doctors More celebrities get involved More advertisement on social media (PrEP, awareness, etc.) Add HIV testing to physicals Case managers go out with prevention teams Recognizing hot spots of HIV - more testing in hot spots All medical providers speaking out more about PrEP and prevention options
Goal 4

 

GOAL 4: ACHIEVE INTEGRATED, COORDINATED EFFORTS THAT ADDRESS THE HIV EPIDEMIC AMONG ALL PARTNERS AND STAKEHOLDERS   download pdf


Objectives

  • Increase coordination of HIV programs across all levels of state/county/city governments and with faith-based and community-based organizations, the private sector, academic partners, and the community

  • Enhance the quality, accessibility, sharing, and use of data, including HIV prevention and care continuum and social determinants of health data

  • Improve mechanisms to measure, monitor, evaluate, report, and disseminate progress toward achieving organizational, local, and national goals

Strategies for Implementation by the New Haven Ryan White Part A Program

  • Increased Community Engagement for Getting to Know You
    Education at a younger grade level Educate the community at large - reduce stigma HIV education at a younger age - before sexually active Sexual health information for youth (13-18) Create safe spaces for people to speak openly about HIV
  • Removing Barriers to Care
    Faster Housing for PLWH
  • Getting to Zero
    Free access to condoms and PrEP/PEP Trauma-informed counseling services specifically for PLWH Normalize sexual health assessments More access to PrEP More support groups More outreach testing More testing
  • Truth-Removing Racial Disparities
    Understanding what communities are being affected (for outreach) Stigma reduction Follow up teams to engage with clients after testing positive Access to testing Ease stigma in brown and black communities Promote HIV testing as a part of entering into a mutual relationship
  • Empowering Messaging
    Focus on "controlled virus messaging
  • Unified Messaging for Sexual Health
    Better communication between doctors More celebrities get involved More advertisement on social media (PrEP, awareness, etc.) Add HIV testing to physicals Case managers go out with prevention teams Recognizing hot spots of HIV - more testing in hot spots All medical providers speaking out more about PrEP and prevention options

Recommended Strategies for Community Implementation

  • Increased Community Engagement for Getting to Know You
    Education at a younger grade level Educate the community at large - reduce stigma HIV education at a younger age - before sexually active Sexual health information for youth (13-18) Create safe spaces for people to speak openly about HIV
  • Removing Barriers to Care
    Faster Housing for PLWH
  • Getting to Zero
    Free access to condoms and PrEP/PEP Trauma-informed counseling services specifically for PLWH Normalize sexual health assessments More access to PrEP More support groups More outreach testing More testing
  • Truth-Removing Racial Disparities
    Understanding what communities are being affected (for outreach) Stigma reduction Follow up teams to engage with clients after testing positive Access to testing Ease stigma in brown and black communities Promote HIV testing as a part of entering into a mutual relationship
  • Empowering Messaging
    Focus on "controlled virus messaging
  • Unified Messaging for Sexual Health
    Better communication between doctors More celebrities get involved More advertisement on social media (PrEP, awareness, etc.) Add HIV testing to physicals Case managers go out with prevention teams Recognizing hot spots of HIV - more testing in hot spots All medical providers speaking out more about PrEP and prevention options
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