State-wide Ryan White Part B and HIV Prevention Services Technical Assistance and Training Program - the goal of this program is to provide and coordinate state-wide events and to disseminate current HIV/AIDS updates and relevant information to individuals who provide services to people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. To do this successfully, the coordinator works with the individuals in leadership positions at the Tennessee Department of Health-HIV/STD offices located in Nashville, TN.

Tennessee Department of Health-HIV/STD Program state-wide meetingsare held in Nashville, TN twice each fiscal year. The official announcements about the meetings are sent out to statewide participants thirty days prior.

Vision:A healthy Tennessee.

Mission:To prevent, control, and treat the spread of sexually transmitted diseases in Tennessee.

 

Tennessee Department of Health-HIV/STD Program - HIV Prevention state-wide Tennessee Community Planning Group (TCPG)strives to have its membership reflect parity, inclusion and representation. The TCPG uses a collaborative process through which the State and local health departments, regional community-planning groups (RCPG), members of funded and non-funded agencies, community leaders, and volunteers work in partnership to best meet the HIV needs of our particular state.

Vision: To work to eliminate HIV in the State of Tennessee.

Mission: To identify state-wide community needs and resources, facilitate policy, identify and prioritize target populations, and use evidence-based interventions as a guide for RCPGs to prevention the spread of HIV.

Tennessee Community Planning Group's retreats and meetings are held twice each fiscal year. They are usually held in Nashville, TN. The official announcements about the meetings are sent to TCPG participants thirty days prior to each meeting.

 

  

RESOURCES

TENNESSEE DEPARTMETNT OF HEALTH http://health.state.tn.us/STD/std.htm.

HEALTH RESOURCES AND SERVICES ADMINISTRATION http://www.hrsa.gov/index.html

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND HIV PREVENTION http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/default.htm

NATIONAL HIV/AIDS STRATEGY http://aids.gov/federal-resources/national-hiv-aids-strategy/overview

To request training and technical assistance in your area, please contact United Way of Metropolitan Nashville.