Individuals who identify as transgender (particularly, transgender women) have particularly higher rates of HIV infection. Rates are thought to be especially high among African American transgender women. Transgender individuals face significant barriers to accessing HIV and other medical care and social support services.
- Learn more. See the Fact Sheet, Transgender Clients: Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.
- See the SPNS Initiative being coordinated through the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health.
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Guidelines and Manuals
Collection of clinical care guides for various populations (based upon their racial, ethnic, and gender characteristics) and specific conditions.
Webinars and Training
Evidence-Informed Interventions (E2i)May 2018
E2i will identify and provide support for the implementation of evidence-informed interventions to reduce HIV-related health disparities and improve health outcomes
Futures Without ViolenceMay 2017
Website-based toolkit for Health Centers and domestic violence and sexual assault (DV/SA) advocacy programs to establish partnerships in addressing intimate partner violence (IPV).
National Center for Innovation in HIV Care, National LGBT Health Education CenterJune 2016
Panelists discuss the social determinants of health that create barriers to prevention and care for young adult Latino(a)s.
This webinar focuses on ways to address the behavioral health needs of transgender and gender non-conforming patients in a culturally appropriate manner and features promising practices of HRSA grantees. The session also discussed the proposed nondiscrimination rule under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act.
Insights on assisting transgender individuals with health coverage, covering HRSA policy, culturally-effective and appropriate strategies; ADAP and ACA considerations; and translating coverage into clinically appropriate care.
Howard Brown Health CenterOctober 2012
Curriculum for nurses teaching cultural competency in the care of LGBT older adults.
Reports and Best Practices
HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)December 2017
Client-level data reports and other regular data reports on the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP).
Document highlights programming options for ADAPs to better serve transgender communities.
National Center for Innovation in HIV CareMay 2016
This brief discusses HIV and aging
National Center for Innovation in HIV CareDecember 2015
This brief includes:
Across the country, women of color are disproportionately affected by HIV, with many facing a daily battle to fully engage in in HIV primary care.
HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)January 2006
Workbooks describing ways to help connect people living with HIV/AIDS to medical care. Estos cuadernos describen la manera de asistir a conectar personas que viven con VIH/SIDA con el sistema médico.
Centers for Disease Control and PreventionFebruary 2018
Federal agency within HHS responsible for promotion of health and well-being of Americans in terms of prevention of infections, injuries, and illnesses, including HIV/AIDS.
U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesFebruary 2018
Portal for HIV/AIDS information from the U.S. federal government-from facts about HIV/AIDS, where to get services, policies and programs and more.
Enlace principal a recursos clave de sitios del gobierno federal de los EE.UU. en español relacionados con el VIH/SIDA. Incluye servicios de prevención, tratamiento y apoyo. Central link to key Spanish language resources related to HIV/AIDS from U.S. Federal websites. Includes prevention, treatment, and support services.
TARGET CenterFebruary 2018
Resource focused on increasing access to health care services for trans and gender-variant communities.
AETC National Coordinating Resource Center (NCRC)January 2018
Clinical education/training resources and patient education materials on a range of HIV clinical care and clinical management topics.
HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)January 2017
Tested and proven strategies on delivery of HIV Care, based upon HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS) projects.
HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)October 2015This 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.