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UCSF Transgender HIV Prevention Center funded to provide primary care information
Date:3/12/2009

The UCSF Center of Excellence for Transgender HIV Prevention (CoE) has received a grant from The California Endowment that will expand access to information and resources on providing culturally competent health care to trangender individuals.

"Many physicians are in dire need of the information that we will make available in order to provide the highest quality and most appropriate healthcare to transpeople. This grant will improve the quality of medical care received by transpeople in California and around the nation," said UCSF CoE director, JoAnne Keatley, MSW.

"In addition, this grant brings the CoE into the healthcare arena and takes us closer to our vision of becoming a comprehensive center for transgender health," added Keatley.

The CoE was launched in 2007 to provide leadership, capacity building, professional training, policy advocacy, research development, and resources to increase access to culturally competent HIV prevention services for transgender people in California.

"The establishment of the Center of Excellence in Transgender HIV Prevention was a historic event. This is the first time any state has funded a statewide effort to impact HIV among transpeople, the launching of the website provides access to the resources and information that providers need in order to deliver culturally competent, effective services," said Keatley.

The transgender community is currently experiencing the highest rates of HIV in many parts of California. In Los Angeles, studies have shown that between one quarter and one half of trans women in the county are living with HIV. In San Francisco, the percentage of trans women living with HIV is estimated to be between 16 and 60 percent. In San Diego, 15 percent of trans women are estimated to be HIV positive. And in one study in Alameda County, it was reported that 58 percent of the African American trans women who participated in the study were living with HIV.


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Contact: Jeff Sheehy
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University of California - San Francisco
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