Living through the pandemic hasn’t been easy. Read my perspective on what the experience was like as a long-term HIV survivor.
During the pandemic, providers implemented many changes to promote uninterrupted ART access and adherence. We hope that many of these changes become common practice.
Among the many medical care challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, patient education continues to be at the forefront, particularly for our patients with HIV.
The lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic will allow better management of our patients today plus better preparedness for the next pandemic.
Learn how we adapted to meet patients’ needs during the COVID-19 pandemic at a university-affiliated clinic in the Southeastern United States and why we must continue to address the HIV prevention service barriers that many vulnerable communities face regardless of the limitations the pandemic imposes.
Here’s my take on critical regulatory and policy changes made during the pandemic that should be continued beyond the time of SARS-CoV-2 to improve the future of public health for many of our most vulnerable populations.