Why Is the U.S. Behind Other Advanced Nations in Controlling HIV?

Why Is the U.S. Behind Other Advanced Nations in Controlling HIV?

1,” but when it comes to battling our HIV epidemic, we are not leading the charge, especially compared with other advanced nations and when you consider HIV rates in the South and among African Americans, Latinos and transgender people. The USA continues to lag behind other G-7 [Group of Seven] nations when it comes to controlling its HIV epidemic and is the only high-income country among the top 10 countries most affected by HIV. In other words, health disparities continue to fuel the HIV epidemic in the United States, especially in the South and among racial, gender and sexual minorities. These included unequal access to Medicaid, on which 40% of people living with HIV rely, depending on one’s state of residence. Healthcare professionals may help address these concerns by cultivating informed, supportive care practices that integrate mental health care and substance counselling.

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