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Tennessee to chop funding for HIV remedy, testing, prevention

The state of Tennessee is slicing funding to HIV prevention, detection and remedy packages that aren’t affiliated with metro well being departments as of Might 31. Organizations throughout the state have been formally notified Wednesday.

In an e mail obtained by The Business Enchantment, United Method of Higher Nashville ― which administers the funds given to the Tennessee Division of Well being by the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention ― informed associate organizations there can be a change within the state’s HIV prevention program.

“TDH has knowledgeable the United Method that CDC Prevention and (Ending the HIV Epidemic within the US initiative) funding will finish on Might 31, 2023. TDH will make the most of different state initiatives to assist all HIV prevention and surveillance workers and actions in funded metro well being departments and people contracts might be in place by June 1, 2023,” mentioned Niki Easley, director of the HIV/AIDS Initiative for the United Method of Higher Nashville.

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