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Ryan White Part D Funding Assists Women, Infants, Children and Youth with HIV

August 25, 2017

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For over twenty-five years, the McDowell Health Care Center at MIHS has provided state-of-the-art primary HIV care and wrap-around services for Persons Living with HIV (PLWH). The U.S. Department of Health Resources and Services Administration has awarded MIHS Ryan White Part D (RWPD) funding to support the needs of women, infants, children, youth and families affected by HIV/AIDS who receive care at the McDowell Health Care Center (MHCC).

There are over 3,000 women and youth residing in Arizona who are living with HIV. Because of the excellent reputation of MHCC, the MIHS RWPD program serves one in every two RWPD-eligible PLWH in Maricopa County, the majority of who are underserved and medically needy. MIHS partners with the Bill Holt Pediatric HIV Clinic at Phoenix Children’s Hospital to serve infants and children who are affected by HIV. The services that are supported by this grant include primary HIV medical care, oral health care, outpatient behavioral health, laboratory testing and supportive services.

MIHS provides comprehensive, coordinated, culturally competent, and family-centered care to PLWH, and has provided medical care to the residents of Maricopa County for more than 140 years. MIHS has been actively involved in the Federal Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program since receiving funding in 1990. To show our strong commitment to PLWH, in 1990, MIHS dedicated the McDowell Health Care Clinic to address the medical, behavioral health, and dental needs of PLWH. The only HIV Women’s Clinic in Arizona was established at the McDowell Health Care Clinic in 2000.

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