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World AIDS Day: HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment

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Tune into another episode of Avalere Health Essential Voice. In this segment, we welcome Carl Schmid, Executive Director at the HIV + Hepatitis Policy Institute, to discuss how HIV prevention and treatment policy influence broader health policy issues as we commemorate World AIDS Day on December 1.
“It's one thing to say that we're going to end HIV, we're going to increase testing, we're going to increase treatment, but we need to be looking at the whole person and looking at all of society to make sure it really is going to happen.” Carl Schmid, Executive Director at the HIV + Hepatitis Policy Institute


Connie Jorstad , Associate Principal, Policy

Connie Jorstad supports clients on state and federal public health programs and policy with a focus on infectious diseases and public health preparedness.

Guest Speaker
Carl Schmid , Executive Director, HIV+Hepatitis Policy Institute, Washington, D.C.
Carl Schmid has been a national policy and advocacy leader in the HIV community for over 20 years; He spent 16 years with The AIDS Institute, serving as its Deputy Executive Director; In December 2019, he formed the HIV+Hepatitis Policy Institute, which promotes quality and affordable healthcare for people living with or at risk of HIV, hepatitis, and other serious and chronic health conditions.

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