IDSA/HIVMA: Resources on Infectious Diseases and the Opioid Epidemic

Mar 23, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

The Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) and the HIV Medical Association (HIVMA) released three documents highlighting and recommending policy changes to advance solutions to the infectious diseases consequences of the opioid epidemic.The national opioid crisis is fueling a rise in infectious diseases including HIV, viral hepatitis and bacterial infections such as infective endocarditis and musculoskeletal infections. Such secondary consequences of opioid addiction constitute an additional public health threat that demands urgent, coordinated, evidence-based and sustained action. IDSA and HIVMA appreciate the concentration of congressional and federal agencies on these issues. To help advance meaningful, evidence-based solutions to the infectious diseases aspects of the opioid epidemic, IDSA and HIVMA released policy and research recommendations this week.

View their joint press statement and check out the following supporting documents:


637020799465370000

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers is the Communications Manager at NACCHO.

More posts by Kim Rodgers

0 Comments

Related Posts

Contact Tracing resized
  • Tools & Resources
  • Training
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

Contract Tracing Resources for COVID-19 Response

To support local health departments in contact tracing workforce development...

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Contract Tracing Resources for COVID-19 Response

Tracie 696x696
  • Emergency Response

Medical Operations Coordination Cells (MOCCs) Toolkit

The Medical Operations Coordination Cells (MOCCs) Toolkit offers flexible and...

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Medical Operations Coordination Cells (MOCCs) Toolkit

Tracie 696x696
  • Webinar
  • Emergency Response

Webinar Recording: COVID-19 Healthcare System Operations...

ASPR TRACIE, in collaboration with the HHS/FEMA COVID-19 Healthcare Resilience...

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Webinar Recording: COVID-19 Healthcare System Operations...

NSRN logo
  • Opportunity
  • Emergency Response
  • Infectious Disease

National Student Response Network Linking Volunteers to...

The National Student Response Network (NSRN) is fielding the volunteer needs of...

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

National Student Response Network Linking Volunteers to...

Pandemic Resilience Supplement
  • Research & Reports
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Infectious Disease

Pandemic Resilience: Getting It Done - A Supplement to...

As a follow-up to the “Roadmap to Pandemic Resilience,” which calls for...

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Pandemic Resilience: Getting It Done - A Supplement to...

NA Co COVID Action Tracker
  • Tools & Resources
  • Policy

New Tool: COVID-19 Local Action Tracker

The National League of Cities and Bloomberg Philanthropies have teamed up to...

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

New Tool: COVID-19 Local Action Tracker

2000px US CDC logo
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Recommendations

CDC Resources to Assist States with Reopening

Across America, states and localities are experiencing different phases of the...

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Resources to Assist States with Reopening

CHRR logo
  • Training
  • Webinar
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Infectious Disease

Webinar Series: Health Equity and Social Solidarity in...

County Health Rankings & Roadmaps is introducing a new webinar series, “Health...

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Webinar Series: Health Equity and Social Solidarity in...

2000px US CDC logo
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

New CDC Webpage on Liver Disease and COVID-19

CDC has published a new webpage that includes information about the risk of...

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

New CDC Webpage on Liver Disease and COVID-19

Back to Top