The Howard University HBCU-HIV/HCV Prevention Program (H3P)
Resources: Information for Providers in Maryland
Welcome to the portal page of resources for healthcare professionals, health care organizations and health care networks who provide treatment, care and support to individuals diagnosed with HIV in Maryland.
Maryland ranked 7th among the 50 states in the number of HIV diagnoses in 2013. Maryland is slowly rising close to 7% each year in diagnoses. Baltimore being one of the highest rated cities in America brings the majority of these statistics to Maryland.
Resources from the Community
- Maryland AIDS Drug Assistance Program (MADAP) ensures that people living with HIV/AIDS in Maryland have access to the medication they need to stay healthy. MADAP is a statewide program and is funded primarily through the Ryan White Act. MADAP pays for medications for eligible clients with no insurance and helps clients with insurance by paying for eligible co-pay and deductible costs so they can get their medication.
- HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing in Maryland, produced by the Center for a Healthy Maryland, contains information on HIV/AIDS counseling and testing and reporting laws.
- Behavioral Health Services of Baltimore. Provides resources for individuals and families and agencies interested in behavioral health.
- AIDS Action Baltimore (AAB). A community organization providing patient services, including financial assistance, research, treatment access advocacy and HIV prevention services, for all people with HIV and infection in the Baltimore metropolitan area. AAB programs are designed to empower people with HIV infection to advocate and care for themselves.
- HIV/AIDS Resources in Baltimore and Maryland (PDF) A comprehensive listing of HIV prevention and care resources.
Resources from the Professional Literature
- Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Quick Maryland HIV Statistics reporting for 2015-2016.
- Maryland -2015 State Health Profile. (2015). National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention. Maryland ranks 5th in rates of P&S syphilis among 50 states.
- Maryland HIV Annual Epidemiological Profile. (2015). Data reported through June 2016. The Center for HIV Surveillance, Epidemiology and Evaluation.
- Baltimore City Annual HIV Epidemiological Profile. (2013) Data reported through December 31, 2014.
- 2012 - 2015 Comprehensive Planning Documents. The following documents have been used in forming the Baltimore EMA's comprehensive plan. These documents represent the work of many individuals and agencies, both local and national.
- HIV in the Baltimore –Towson Metropolitan Area. (2015) Greater Baltimore HIV Planning Council June 16, 2015. Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Prevention and Health Promotion Administration.
- HIV/STD Data & Resources. Baltimore City Health Department. Links to data and various resources on HIV and STDs. Reporting periods 2013-2015
- Maryland HIV/AIDS Quarterly Update First Quarter 2016 Data reported through March 31, 2016. Center for HIV Surveillance, Epidemiology and Evaluation Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Outbreak Response Bureau Prevention and Health Promotion Administration Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
- HIV in the Surburban Washington Region: An Epidemiological Profile, Suburban Washington Regional HPC Meeting, April 29, 2015. Profile 2015: 30, 38. Release 2016.
- AIDSVU (2013). Maryland HIV data. Provides prevalence and new diagnosis data.
- AIDSVU (2015) Baltimore HIV Data. Highlights prevalence, people living with diagnosed HIV in 2013, and demographic data.
- HIV/AIDS Portal. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Includes access to rates per state via the NCHHSTP Atlas
Resources from the Press
- HIV in young people rising in Maryland. (2015). Baltimore Sun. The rate of HIV cases among young people are on the rise in Maryland, public health officials are seeking new and innovative strategies to address the problem.