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HIV/AIDS and Viral Hepatitis, Office of

Mission

The Office of HIV/AIDS and Viral Hepatitis works to reduce the number of new HIV/AIDS and hepatitis cases in Rhode Island by providing culturally and linguistically appropriate preventive services, as well as access to outpatient services for persons living with HIV/AIDS. Preventive services include: the needle exchange program; education and outreach; counseling; immunizations and testing for HIV and Hepatitis B and C. HIV/AIDS services include medical and non-medical case management: the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP); access to oral health care; housing services; nutrition therapy; transportation; and emergency financial assistance.

2010 Accomplishments and Milestones

  • Since 1993, the incidence - the number of new cases of AIDS - and deaths among AIDS cases have decreased dramatically, coinciding with the widespread use of increasingly effective treatments.

Programs Within the Office of HIV/AIDS & Viral Hepatitis

Adult Viral Hepatitis Prevention and Harm Reduction Program

HIV Prevention Cooperative Agreement

HIV/AIDS Surveillance Program