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Integrating Peers Into HIV Care and Treatment Teams: Lessons Learned

Integrating Peers Into HIV Care and Treatment Teams: Lessons Learned

December 2010
Author:
Boston AIDS Consortium for the Boston Public Health Commission
HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau

Description

Insights on effective approaches to operating a peer program that serves to engage other people living with HIV/AIDS into care.

Lessons learned include:

  • Develop an internal champion. 
  • Tailor the strategy to the organization’s needs. 
  • Create an infrastructure that includes peers. Evalute the program. 
  • Focus on sustainability.

Includes case studies from sites across the country.

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