Discuss what you think are some possible reasons for the drop in numbers from diagnosis, linkage to care, retention in care, initiation of ART and adherence presented in Gardner’s Cascade and the CDC statistics. Use observations from your practice if relevant.
Discuss how at least two of the social determinants of health discussed in this Unit are related to one key population at risk for HIV in the US. As noted in Unit 1, key populations include 1) men who have sex with men, 2) people who inject drugs, 3) people in prisons and other closed settings, 4) sex workers and 5) transgender people (PICK 2)
1. Discuss the differences in incidence and prevalence and key populations of HIV in the US and globally.
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