Dec. 13 Webinar: The Vital Role of Oral Health Care in Overall Wellbeing for People Living with HIV/AIDS
Jane Fox, Project Director for the Evaluation Center for HIV and Oral Health (ECHO), the Technical Assistance and Evaluation Center for the HRSA SPNS Oral Health Initiative from 2007 to 2012, will participate in a HRSA Webinar entitled The Vital Role of Oral Health Care in Overall Well-being for People Living with HIV/AIDS.
Upcoming HRSA webinar
Addressing Barriers to Care: the Med-HEART Project
The Health & Disability Working Group and Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program have partnered to establish the Med-HEART (Medical Home-HIV Evaluation & Resource Team) project that serves as evaluation and technical assistance center for nine demonstration sites. As part of a five-year HRSA initiative, Building Medical Homes for Multiply Diagnosed HIV Homeless Populations, these sites will design, implement, and evaluate innovative interventions to improve timely entry, engagement, and retention in HIV care and supportive services for people who are homeless and living with HIV.
From the Catalyst Center
Catalyst Center Awarded 5-year Cooperative Agreement to Support National Center for Health Insurance and Financing of Care for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN)
Jeopardy Game Teaches Oral Health Providers About Treatment for PLWHA
Who doesn’t like to win? The Evaluation Center for HIV and Oral Health (ECHO) program has designed a two-hour, fun-filled jeopardy game designed to educate and engage dental students and oral health providers. Learners compete by busting myths and learning facts about oral health treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA).
HIV and Oral Health Provider Jeopardy Game
PEER Center resources available
Although the PEER Center project ended over a year ago, Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program grantees, clinics, and organizations serving HIV-positive clients continue to request toolkits to train HIV-positive peers and implement peer programs to support their clients living with HIV.