These resources are designed to supplement the work of Maryland’s infectious disease and primary care workforce.

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Maryland Engagement in HIV Care

This live infographic uses Maryland surveillance data for current residents to describe the number and percentage of persons living with diagnosed HIV who belong to select stages of the HIV continuum.

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Provider Perspective

Obiageli “Oby” Duru-Anoumatacky came to the United States from Nigeria 20 years ago, and since then, she has been dedicated to bettering the lives of others through public health work in HIV care.

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JH-WICY Virtual Toolkit Series

The JH-WICY Virtual Toolkit Series launched in 2020 to “engage and amplify” the voices of experts and optimize outcomes for women, infants, children, and youth (WICY) living with HIV/AIDS in the Baltimore EMA and beyond.

The MOM Program on Case Management

The MOM program focuses on improving care for pregnant and postpartum Medicaid participants diagnosed with opioid use disorder (OUD). The MOM Program provides case management services to pregnant enrollees with OUD that will continue for one year following the end of pregnancy.

Critical Penicillin G Benzathine (Bicillin®) Shortage

The CDC and the United States FDA are reporting limited supply and impending depletion of stock for select Bicillin® L-A and Bicillin® C-R Prefilled Syringes. 

The earliest anticipated recovery date is Quarter 2 in 2024.

Provider Perspective: David Perez

With interests in primary care, internal medicine, and LGBTQ+ inclusive care, David Perez is passionate about bettering the state of healthcare in Maryland.

Medication Cost Support Options

This document from NASTAD details helpful information and contacts for Pharmaceutical Company Patient Assistance Programs (PAPs) and Cost-Sharing Assistance Programs for HIV Treatment.

New HHS Report Offers Updated, Evidence-Based Roadmap for Supporting & Affirming LGBTQ+ Youth

A new report by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides a comprehensive overview of the scientific research and consensus that LGBTQ+ youth are resilient and can thrive when they are supported and affirmed, but that pervasive discrimination, rejection, and bullying has led to a nationwide mental health crisis among LGBTQ+ youth.

Provider Perspective: Walter Saba

The Latino population in the state of Maryland has doubled in the last decade, which calls for new developments in Maryland’s healthcare system to meet the population’s diverse needs. 

Applying for a Grant with No Prior Writing Experience

This brief article describes how those without prior grant-writing experience can still apply for grants.

Meet the Faces Behind the Maryland AIDS Drug Assistance Program

The Alive! Maryland team spoke with a few of the faces behind MADAP operations to gain perspective on their motivations for engaging in this work and their hopes for the future of the program.

How to Start a Nonprofit

If you are passionate about helping or serving others in your community, you might consider starting a nonprofit program. This simple guide explains the process of starting a nonprofit organization.

Extensively Drug-Resistant (XDR) Shigella Infections

CDC has been monitoring an increase in extensively drug-resistant (XDR) Shigella infections reported through national surveillance. These infections have been identified in Maryland.

Letter to Clinicians: Guidelines to Prevent Perinatal HIV Infection

On February 17th, Dr. Jinline Chan, Deputy Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health Public Health Services, issued a letter to clinicians with guidelines to prevent perinatal HIV transmission. The recent increase of HIV in newborns in Maryland is of great concern and the Department is asking all providers to take the necessary steps to reduce perinatal HIV transmissions.