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A free virtual educational event
Transcending Barriers to Ending the HIV Epidemic
Caraconference 2023: Transcending Barriers to Ending the HIV Epidemic focused on how public and community health workers, social services organizations, medical providers, and individuals at-risk for or living with HIV remain resilient, despite barriers and injustice, and invent new ways to serve the people that need them most.
Watch the sessions and follow along with the Powerpoint slides below. Find the speaker bios in our conference program.
Reflections: TRAILBLAZER Study
This virtual presentation is on exciting new research being conducted globally and at one of Caracole’s partners, the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Dr. Carl Fichtenbaum and one of the study participants discuss methodology, stated goals of this research, and real-world applications of knowledge gained. This research and discussion are an integral part of the important work that needs to be accomplished to reach our shared goal of ending the HIV epidemic in the United States.
Systemic Barriers to Ending the HIV Epidemic
Since the announcement in 2018 by the federal government of a national goal of ending the HIV epidemic in the United States and its territories, many jurisdictions have faced a variety of barriers. Some may be specific to an individual community and others have statewide or even national implications. This panel discusses those challenges, lessons learned, and strategies to mitigate the impact on the community and those living with or affected by HIV.
Constitutionalism and A Changing Landscape
This virtual presentation will focus on the differences between State and Federal courts, laws, and policies that impact public health efforts from the Affordable Care Act (ACA), PrEP, and reproductive rights to religious exemptions. Learn more about how individual’s rights interplay with these State and Federal courts, laws, and policies to better serve vulnerable populations.
Intersection of Harm Reduction and Intimate Partner Violence
This panel discussion with regional leaders in the fields of Harm Reduction and Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) focuses on the challenges facing those who experience IPV and how Harm Reduction strategies can be employed to engage and positively impact health outcomes.
What the Community Wants: HIV Self-Testing
In this facilitated and engaging panel discussion, viewers will learn best practices when starting and implementing HIV self-testing programs. Hear from subject matter experts in urban, suburban, and rural areas about what specific challenges their programs face and how they addressed those challenges.