Breaking the Silence Through Storytelling: Confronting Medical Mistrust to Advance HIV Prevention

Mar 30, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

Baltimore City’s Health Department is using storytelling to address medical mistrust when it comes to HIV prevention and treatment in their community. Last year, they started two programs: Baltimore in Conversation and Project Presence, to bring together members of the community to share their stories of accessing healthcare and HIV treatment. These projects stem from a human-centered design perspective and focus on the people most impacted by HIV. They also aim to create dialogue so that the causes of mistrust can begin to be addressed.

Check out this video from the San Francisco Department of Public Health’s Center for Learning & Innovation to hear from the people who are making these conversations happen, and those who are participating in them.


637020799465370000

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers is the Communications Manager at NACCHO.

More posts by Kim Rodgers

Related Posts

Special needs
  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

NACCHO Recruiting Members for Collaborative Workgroup on...

, NACCHO is looking to expand the Maternal-Child, Infectious Disease, and...

Aug 05, 2020 | Adelaide Appiah

NACCHO Recruiting Members for Collaborative Workgroup on...

AFM Graphic
  • Infectious Disease

CDC Vital Signs Report: Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM)

CDC released a new Vital Signs report on acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), an...

Aug 04, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Vital Signs Report: Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM)

Fema logo blue medium
  • Webinar
  • Communications & Public Relations
  • Emergency Response

Webinar Series: Effective Accessible Communications

FEMA will host a two-part webinar series on accessible communications and how...

Aug 04, 2020 | Beth Hess

Webinar Series: Effective Accessible Communications

Water Droplet
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease

WASH During COVID-19: Guidance for Local Jurisdictions

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), in...

Aug 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

WASH During COVID-19: Guidance for Local Jurisdictions

Human Figure With Liver
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

2018 Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Report: Cases of...

The CDC recently released Viral Hepatitis Surveillance – United States, 2018,...

Aug 04, 2020 | Kat Kelley

2018 Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Report: Cases of...

NIAM2020
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization

Promote the Importance of Vaccines during National...

National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is observed annually in August to...

Aug 03, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

Promote the Importance of Vaccines during National...

Breastfeeding
  • Breastfeeding
  • Community Engagement
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

August is National Breastfeeding Month

August is National Breastfeeding Month and this week is World Breastfeeding...

Aug 03, 2020 | Harumi Reis-Reilly

August is National Breastfeeding Month

BCHD Final Logo Color Large White Background 03
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Stories From the Field: Collaboration is Key for HIV...

In May 2020, NACCHO conducted a brief survey to assess local health...

Aug 03, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

Stories From the Field: Collaboration is Key for HIV...

Support Group Meeting
  • COVID-19
  • Press Release
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Press Release: Report from the Field: COVID-19 Impact on...

Today, NACCHO released new data documenting the impact of the COVID-19 response...

Aug 03, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

Press Release: Report from the Field: COVID-19 Impact on...

Back to Top