Webinar: National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - March 15, 2024

March 15, 2024
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
via MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center

In this 4th annual program to acknowledge National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.



Flyer for event.

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify effective approaches to integrating HIV care into perinatal services for people with Substance Use Disorder.
  • Describe strategies for engaging adolescents and young adults in PrEP care.
  • Discuss how the HRSA-funded Sisterhood for Health Equity (SHE) Project is responsive to the stated needs of Black women with HIV.
  • Describe the benefits of peer support relationships for women who are newly diagnosed with HIV.

Speakers will include Florence Momplaisir, MD; Navid Roder, MD; Nia Bhadra-Heintz, MD; Roberta Laguerre-Frederique, MD; Helena Kwakwa, MD; Kim Mclellan, CRNP; Ellen Tedaldi, MD.

Intended Audience

Physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, social workers, doulas, case managers, substance use and peer support specialists, and all those on the HIV care team.

Targeted Populations

A variety of the listed populations will be discussed at this event.

  • Children (ages 0 to 12)
  • Young Adults (ages 18 to 24)
  • Women


A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.

  • Harm Reduction/Safe Injection
  • Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
  • Prevention of perinatal or mother-to-child transmission
  • Linkage to Care
  • Retention and/or re-engagement in care
  • Medication-assisted therapy for substance use disorders (i.e. buprenorphine, methadone, and/or naltrexone)
  • Mental health disorders
  • Reproductive health, including preconception planning
  • Substance use disorders
  • Opioid use disorder
  • Health literacy
  • Stigma or discrimination
  • Cultural Competency/Cultural Humility
  • Community linkages
  • Care coordination


Kristin Walker: kwalker@healthfederation.org


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