J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 2020 Dec 22;Publish Ahead of Print. Epub 2020 Dec 22.
Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, PhD, MPH, LCSW, PMHNP-BC, ANP-BC, AAHIVS, FAAN, is a Professor, School of Social Work, Nursing, and Global Public Health; Director, Center for Latino Adolescent and Family Health (CLAFH); Pilot and Mentoring Core Director, Center for Drug Use and HIV Research (CDUHR), New York University (NYU), New York, New York, USA; and Nurse Practitioner, Adolescent AIDS Program, Children's Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx, New York, USA; and Member, Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA). Dalmacio Dennis Flores, PhD, MSN, ACRN, BSN, is an Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; and Visiting Faculty Fellow, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. Schenita D. Randolph, PhD, MPH, RN, CNE, is an Assistant Professor, School of Nursing; and Community Engagement and Dissemination Core Co-Director, Duke Center for Research to Advance Healthcare Equity (REACH Equity), Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA. Elvine Belinda Andjembe Etogho, MA, is an Assistant Research Scientist, Center for Latino Adolescent and Family Health, New York University, New York, New York, USA.
Abstract: The welfare of adolescents and young adults (AYA) is pivotal for a sustainable future. However, despite worldwide efforts, alarming disparities in HIV morbidity and mortality persist: AYA are disproportionately affected. Specific world regions and key populations particularly warrant increased efforts to improve prevention and treatment via the global 95-95-95 strategy. Read More