Sponsored by Gilead Sciences, Inc.
This one-hour plenary session will focus on “Evolving HIV Testing as the Entry Point to HIV Prevention.” Key topics to be explored include the current landscape of HIV testing, which includes the Ending the Epidemic plan and other initiatives, barriers, and gaps, as well as best practices highlighted through case studies. It will feature a presentation, a panel discussion, and an audience Q&A.
- Describe opportunities to help strengthen the entry point to the care continuum through customizing HIV testing initiatives for priority populations
- Understand the importance of sustaining urgency for HIV testing, given the barriers/gaps and the impact of COVID-19
- Learn about current HIV testing initiatives at the federal, state, and local levels
- Highlight best practices for HIV testing based on successful models from Washington, DC and the South