From February 22 to February 26, 2016, approximately 4,000 scientists, clinicians, and HIV advocates from 96 countries gathered in Boston for the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI).
The Well Project uses technology to improve health outcomes and increase quality of life for women and girls living with and at risk for HIV, by expanding access to HIV information and improving health literacy, providing a supportive community, developing advocacy skills, and advancing the research agenda on women and HIV.
Taking Care: Understanding and Addressing Mental Health Among Women Living with HIV was the first in our 2016 WATCH webinar series that offers women living with HIV capacity building and training on HIV disease and treatment advocacy.
In 2014 we conducted the largest outcomes measurement survey on The Well Project programming in our history. This survey collected demographic information and measured the use and impact of The Well Project's online resources on health-seeking behaviors and quality-of-life indicators.
Did you know that in the last eight years, social media usage has skyrocketed from 8 percent to 73 percent of all Internet users? Research also shows that people who use Facebook get more social support and are more politically engaged than those who don’t. Why is that important? Because they demonstrate that The Well Project, which has used technology as a platform to disseminate information and build community and advocacy since 2002, is more relevant and necessary than ever.
Coinciding with National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Greater Than AIDS today launched Empowered: Women, HIV and Intimate Partner Violence to bring more attention to the issues and provide resources for women who may be at risk of, or dealing with, abuse and HIV.