Apicha CHC Focuses on PrEP Outreach at UCSA

Apicha Community Health Center Sep 07, 2017  

Apicha CHC

Part of Apicha Community Health Center’s mission is to provide patients with the knowledge and health services they deserve. This includes information and services regarding HIV and sexual health, and reaching out to minority communities who need it most. Which is why we’re attending and presenting at the United States Conference on AIDS in Washington D.C. from Sept. 7 to 10.

What is UCSA?

The United States Conference on AIDS (USCA) draws hundreds of health providers and professionals from across the county to talk about changes in healthcare. The conference will also largely focus on continuing efforts to combat the HIV epidemic.

Each day will be filled with workshops and presentations that are centered on HIV and sexual health. Topics like HIV and aging, HIV stigma in minority communities, and safer sex for trans bodies will be discussed.

What will Apicha CHC being doing there?

Apicha CHC

But those are just a few of the topics -- and Apicha CHC will talk about how providing PrEP and PEP to minority populations can be done through digital marketing and how our PrEP program overcomes common barriers. In our workshop, we’ll discuss ways to create a successful and receptive campaign for digital platforms and  break down best practices  for PrEP/PEP case management.  

Providing the right care to patients  is an agency-wide effort, and we want to spread our knowledge to increase patients' access to medications like PrEP.

USCA is arranged by the National Minority AIDS Council, which includes Apicha CHC’s CEO, Therese Rodriguez. If you’re interested in learning more about Apicha CHC’s digital marketing tips, you can follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates during our workshop.

HIV prevention pill


Ready to take action about your health?
 request an appointment

Subscribe For Updates

Early Signs of HIV

Early Signs of HIV

Early HIV is the beginning stage of HIV disease, right after HIV infection occurs. If you were not...
Substance Abuse 101: Cocaine

Substance Abuse 101: Cocaine

Cocaine is another commonly abused substance. It has a number of negative health effects and is...
Substance Abuse 101: Alcohol

Substance Abuse 101: Alcohol

Alcohol is one of the most popular, easily accessible, and dangerous substance people can abuse....

"I Swallow Daily" API Artists Discuss PrEP, Stigma, & Representation

APIs remain one of the minority groups in NYC that have not seen a decrease in new HIV diagnoses....
FAQs: What to Know About Enrolling for Health Insurance

FAQs: What to Know About Enrolling for Health Insurance

Open enrollment for health insurance begins Nov. 1, but we understand some folks still have a lot...
New York State on Track to

New York State on Track to "End the Epidemic" by End of 2020

On World AIDS Day, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that HIV incidence — or the estimated number...
NY Governor Announces New Actions to Protect Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming Individuals

NY Governor Announces New Actions to Protect Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming Individuals

On Transgender Day of Remembrance, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced new actions to protect...
Join Apicha CHC for Family Talk: From Trans Awareness to Trans Acceptance

Join Apicha CHC for Family Talk: From Trans Awareness to Trans Acceptance

In honor of Trans Day of Remembrance and Trans Awareness Week, Apicha CHC and API Rainbow Parents...
Recognizing National Diabetes Awareness Month

Recognizing National Diabetes Awareness Month

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and aims to spread awareness and knowledge about...
Come Celebrate 2019 World AIDS Day in NYC

Come Celebrate 2019 World AIDS Day in NYC

World AIDS Day is December 1. During this day, folks unite against HIV, support those battling HIV,...