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Ryan White Program

β€œThe Ryan White Program works with cities, states, and local community-based organization to provide HIV-related services to more than half a million people each year. The program is for those who do not have sufficient health care coverage or financial resources for coping with HIV disease. Ryan White fills gaps in care not covered by these other sources.

The majority of Ryan White funds support primary medical care and essential support services. A smaller but equally critical portion funds technical assistance, clinical training, and research on innovative models of care.

The Ryan White legislation created a number of programs, called Parts, to meet needs for different communities and populations affected by HIV/AIDS. Each is described below.

Part A provides emergency assistance to Eligible Metropolitan Areas and Transitional Grant Areas that are most severely affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Part B provides grants to all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and 5 U.S. Pacific Territories or Associated Jurisdictions.

Part C provides comprehensive primary health care in an outpatient setting for people living with HIV disease.

Part D provides family-centered care involving outpatient or ambulatory care for women, infants, children, and youth with HIV/AIDS.

Part F provides funds for a variety of programs:

The Special Projects of National Significance Program grants fund innovative models of care and supports the development of effective delivery systems for HIV care.

The AIDS Education and Training Centers Program supports a network of 11 regional centers and several National centers that conduct targeted, multidisciplinary education and training programs for health care providers treating people living with HIV/AIDS.

The Dental Programs provide additional funding for oral health care for people with HIV.

The Minority AIDS Initiative provides funding to evaluate and address the disproportionate impact of HIV/AIDS on African Americans and other minorities.” (β€œAbout the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program,” Health Resources and Services Administration – HIV/AIDS Programs)

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