Consumers and Community

The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program is dedicated to providing the best care to people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). This website has resources to help health care professionals deliver high quality care. For you, the consumer, the Ryan White program relies on your involvement in planning councils, advisory boards, and peer programs. The consumer perspective helps to keep this program on the right track.

But the most important role for you is to take care of your health. This means keeping appointments, taking medications, and asking for help and support from friends, family, and professionals like physicians, nurses, case managers and counselors.

Getting in care, staying in care

Topics for consumers

Key Resources

Guidelines and Manuals

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    September 2015

    Federal guidelines for treatment of HIV/AIDS and related conditions and for prevention-related topics such as perinatal transmission, workplace exposures, non-occupational exposures, routine HIV testing, and others.

  • HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau
    April 2014

    This manual was developed to provide clinicians with ready access to practical, current, treatment information so that they may provide quality care to people living with HIV.

Webinars and Training

Tools and Job Aids

Websites

  • HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau
    October 2015
    This project traces the history of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, the largest federal program focused on HIV/AIDS care, featuring a timeline, the legislation, video and audio insights and more.
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    August 2014

    AIDSinfo is the official home to all U.S. HIV-related treatment guidelines. The site also includes a HIV/AIDS health topics database and fact sheets on FDA-approved and investigational HIV/AIDS-related drugs, educational materials for consumers and providers, and a clinical trials database.