Women and HIV: Essential Reads!

Content From: Deb LeBel, Partnerships Specialist, AIDS.govPublished: March 09, 20162 min read


National Women and Girls HIV AIDS Awareness Day

For the March 10 observance of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD), here are recent developments in HIV prevention, care and treatment, research, and policy to inform your conversations around women’s health.

  • Affordable Care Act Covers Preventive Health Services for Women (March 12, 2015): This HIV.gov post notes that most insurance plans are now required to cover many preventive services for women without charging a co-pay or other fees. Among these services are screenings for HIV and sexually transmitted infections for sexually active women, and domestic and interpersonal violence screening and counseling for all women.

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