AJPH publishes supplement on building a medical home for HIV positive homeless populations

Date: Dec 11 2018

CONTACT: Megan Lowry, 202-777-3913

Washington, D.C., Dec. 11, 2018 – The American Journal of Public Health published a supplemental issue today entitled “Medical Home for HIV-Positive, Multiply-Diagnosed Homeless Population.” The research in this issue provides public health professionals with an updated examination of people living with HIV and homelessness, and strategies for improving the health of this population.

The supplement, published in collaboration with the Health Resources and Services Administration highlights research on the impact of housing on HIV care, stigma reduction, longitudinal determinants of housing stability, rural patient considerations and more.

Research papers in this supplement include:

The supplement includes nine editorials and research papers. External funding for this supplement was provided by the Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, under grant number U90HA24974 awarded to the Trustees of Boston University, Boston, MA. This information or content and conclusions are those of the authors and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS, or the US Government.

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