The Reach of Nursing: HIV

Sydnee Logan
By Sydnee Logan  | 
The Reach of Nursing: HIV

In HIV/AIDS, the reach of nursing begins at disease and fans out to touch each affected community in just the right way. And then touches the communities within communities in a new ‘just right’ way. In HIV/AIDS each community has its own unique challenges, requires different skills, and inspires a distinct, innovative solution.

Here at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing HIV experts including faculty, staff, and students are identifying gaps and producing research and award-winning interventions. On the eve of World AIDS Day, held annually on December 1, they gathered on Twitter to discuss the needs of different HIV-impacted communities.

#HIVIsDiverse on Twitter

The chat’s questions included:

  1. What’s the state of HIV/AIDs in 2018? Where have we improved and where do we need to focus next?
  2. What are some distinct HIV-affected populations or communities?
  3. What are some of the unique needs of different HIV-affected populations or communities?
  4. What is some of the research or interventions targeting specific HIV-affected communities making a big impact?
  5. How has PrEP impacted HIV-affected communities, research, and interventions?
  6. What are the unique needs of HIV-affected communities in Baltimore and how are we helping our local community?

Many of our faculty and PhD students chimed in to answer. Our participants included:



Sydnee Logan is the Social Media and Digital Content Coordinator for Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. She shares what’s going on here with the world.

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