Secondary HIV Prevention
This 2-page handout offers VA health care providers prevention strategies directed toward people who are HIV positive, with the intention of preventing transmission to individuals who are HIV negative.
The fact sheet answers the following questions. What is secondary HIV prevention? What are the goals of secondary HIV prevention? What are secondary HIV prevention activities that can take place in VA health care settings? For patients with ongoing risk behaviors, how can VA health care providers help promote safer practices? Who in VA medical centers, clinics, and Vet Centers can conduct secondary HIV prevention activities?