Defender Network: Local campaign would cut new HIV cases in half
Jul. 05, 2017/News

“Six months after launching the ‘Roadmap to Ending HIV In Houston Campaign,’ Legacy Community Health (LCH) held a symposium with the multiple stakeholders involved in their plan to look at progress made and what’s needed over the next six months.

The campaign parallels plans that have been implemented in other major cities such as New York and San Francisco, and is the first of its kind in Texas.

‘Our goal is to cut all new HIV cases in half within five years, taking the diagnoses down from about 1,200 to 60 by expanding access to preventative care and launching marketing campaigns to fight stigmas that hinder people from seeking treatment,’ said Venita Ray, public policy manager at LCH.”

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