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Ending the HIV Epidemic

A Plan for America


The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has launched Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America.

The initiative aims to reduce new HIV infections in the U.S. by 90% by 2030.

Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) leverages critical scientific advances in HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and outbreak response by coordinating the highly successful programs, resources, and infrastructure of many HHS agencies and offices and providing a targeted infusion of new resources and support to the jurisdictions most heavily impacted.


MDC EHE Community Engagement Funding and Application Announcement APPLICATIONS DUE: January 29th, 2021, by 11:59 PM

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions about this funding.

Ending the HIV Epidemic Local HIV/AIDS Jurisdictional Report  A joint effort of the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County and Miami-Dade HIV/AIDS Partnership

Ending the HIV Epidemic in Miami-Dade County Accelerating Local and State HIV Planning to End the Epidemic Prepared by the Health Council of South Florida, in collaboration with FDOH-MDC

Events

  • February 18 & 19: Ending The HIV Epidemic 2021 Conference The conference will include: The integration of Getting 2 Zero efforts into Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative; Ending the Epidemic state and local updates; Social determinants of health, testing, and treatment; The importance of community engagement; PrEP and nPEP; Presentations by leaders of the community regarding the integration of efforts to achieve Ending the HIV Epidemic’s goals.  registration details coming soon!  Contact EHEMiami@flhealth.gov for more information.
  • January 27: Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America Stakeholder Webinar  This webinar is designed to: Provide updates on major federal activities related to the implementation of the Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative; Highlight ways to improve HIV diagnosis, care and prevention outcomes for Black Women; and Opportunity for question and answer from major stakeholders with federal officials.

Funding

  • July 31, 2021: Ending the HIV Epidemic, Miami-Dade County Community Engagement Funding and Application Announcement– APPLICATIONS DUE: January 29th, 2021, by 11:59 PM  In partnership with DOH-MD, the Health Council of South Florida (HCSF) is overseeing this Community Engagement process. HCSF and DOH-MD are soliciting applications from agencies and community-based organizations interested in implementing EHE-related programs. The goal of this EHE Community Engagement is to fund local organizations to implement key strategies and activities in relation to the four EHE pillars (testing, treatment, prevention and response) by July 31, 2021. Target populations for this Community Engagement include the Miami-Dade community at large and people living with HIV (PLWH) in Miami-Dade.
  • KEY DATES:
    • July 31, 2021: Ending the HIV Epidemic, Miami-Dade County Community Engagement Funding and Application Announcement– APPLICATIONS DUE: January 29th, 2021, by 11:59 PM  In partnership with DOH-MD, the Health Council of South Florida (HCSF) is overseeing this Community Engagement process. HCSF and DOH-MD are soliciting applications from agencies and community-based organizations interested in implementing EHE-related programs. The goal of this EHE Community Engagement is to fund local organizations to implement key strategies and activities in relation to the four EHE pillars (testing, treatment, prevention and response) by July 31, 2021. Target populations for this Community Engagement include the Miami-Dade community at large and people living with HIV (PLWH) in Miami-Dade.
    • January 7, 2021: The HCSF will host an informational webinar regarding the application process on Thursday, January 7th, 2021, from 10:30 AM – 12 PM. Click here to register for the informational webinar.
    • February 12, 2021: Awarded applicants will be notified by Friday, February 12th, 2021, via email.
    • Activity start date for all projects shall be no later than Monday, March 1st, 2021, and all projects will end by Saturday, July 31st, 2021.
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Fiscal Year 2021 Ending the HIV Epidemic – Primary Care HIV Prevention Funding is available on a competitive basis to a subset of Health Center Program award recipients to expand the number of health centers funded to focus on HIV prevention in the initiative-targeted areas (195 received FY 2020 PCHP supplemental funding (HRSA-20-091) in March 2020). FY 2021 award recipients will leverage their comprehensive primary care experience and build and/or strengthen their HIV prevention capacity to support increases in HIV testing, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) prescriptions, and linkage to HIV care and treatment. PCHP funding is available to organizations that: Are receiving Health Center Program operational (H80) grant funding under sections 330(e), (g), (h), and/or (i); Have at least one permanent operational service delivery site (i.e., sites that operate at a fixed address and are open year round) in one of the targeted geographic locations; and Did not receive an FY 2020 PCHP award. See the PCHP technical assistance webpage for a list of eligible health centers. Deadline Date: 2021-02-02

Resources

  • We’re getting ahead of HIV  America’s HIV Epidemic Analysis Dashboard (AHEAD) graphically visualizes data on the six indicators used to track progress towards ending the HIV epidemic (EHE) in America. By tracking progress, jurisdictions, communities, and stakeholders will be able to monitor movement towards reducing new HIV transmissions by at least 90% by 2030. This tool is envisioned to be an asset that will provide the most up to date information available about EHE progress to help inform national and jurisdictional decision-making.
  • NLAAD 2020 Webinar Presentations “Advancing the Ending the HIV Epidemic Initiative During COVID 19”

News

  • IHS Adds HIV Prevention & STI Services in an ER to Help End the HIV Epidemic in Phoenix* (HIV.gov)  Ending the HIV epidemic in the United States by 2030 is a goal of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and its operational divisions, including the Indian Health Service (IHS). To assist in achieving this goal, the IHS Phoenix Indian Medical Center’s (PIMC) HIV Center of Excellence—a primary care HIV clinic—has created an innovative, customer-focused initiative to provide HIV and sexually transmitted infection services through the PIMC Emergency Department.
  • CDC Communication Resources * HIV.gov: “CDC released a suite of communication tools and resources that support our ongoing efforts to prevent HIV and help people with HIV stay healthy. The new and revised tools also support the work of the proposed HHS initiative, Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America.” (Posted September 26, 2020)
  • What You Need to Know About the 6 EHE Indicators: The AHEAD Dashboard America’s HIV Epidemic Analysis Dashboard (AHEAD) will display data on the six EHE indicators used by the federal government to track progress towards ending the HIV epidemic in America. By tracking progress, we will be able to monitor movement towards reducing new HIV transmissions by at least 90% by 2030. (Posted July 16, 2020)
  • HHS Awards $117 Million to End the HIV Epidemic in the United States*  (HHS) February 26 Press Release.  Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), awarded approximately $117 million to expand access to HIV care, treatment, medication, and prevention services. This investment is a critical component of the Administration’s Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America (EHE) initiative, which aims to reduce the number of new HIV infections in the United States by 90 percent by 2030. (Posted March 5, 2020)

Get Involved!

Be a part of the local EHE response!  The Partnership’s Joint Ending the HIV Epidemic Team is comprised of members of the Strategic Planning and Prevention Committees. Click below for the membership applications:

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