The American College of Preventive Medicine is honored to be selected by the Centers for Disease Control as a member of the Partnering and Communicating Together (PACT) multi-year initiative to amplify theCDC's Let's Stop HIV Together (Together) campaign, which aims to reduce new HIV infections by promoting testing, prevention, treatment strategies and ending HIV stigma.
Developed by the CDC, The CDC Let’s Stop HIV Together Toolkit includes ready-to-use social media content, multimedia and digital products and other tools to help increase HIV screening, promote prevention strategies for patients placed at increased risk, and improve patient care through treatment and viral suppression.
In addition, CDC HIV Nexus is a comprehensive website that offers health care providers the latest scientific evidence, guidelines, and resources.
ACPM has assisted CDC efforts to promote the Together campaign through:
- Digital Marketing/Social Media
- Community Outreach
- Material Dissemination
- Digital Articles
- Zip Code Searches
You can help promote the Together campaign to patients and colleagues using these available resources . If you would like to join ACPM in the fight to End HIV, please contact our PACT Project Coordinator.PACT Project Coordinator: Mira Agneshwar, firstname.lastname@example.org
Statistics of HIV
- Since June of 1981, when the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) reported the first case of HIV, 32 million people have died from HIV worldwide.1
- US Department of Health and Human Services approximates that 1.2 million people live with HIV in the United States. About 13% of those living with HIV are unaware of their positive status and need testing.1
- Per 2019 data, the CDC states that HIV disproportionately affects Black (42%, n = 15,340) and Hispanic/Latino (29%, n = 10,502) groups.1