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Assisting HIV+ Undocumented, Monolingual Spanish Speakers in their Healthcare Transition from the United States to Central America: A Case Study. NO/AIDS Task Force in New Orleans: An Overview Services for Spanish speakers Services for undocumented individuals

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Assisting hiv undocumented monolingual spanish speakers

Assisting HIV+ Undocumented, Monolingual Spanish Speakers

in their Healthcare Transition from the United States

to Central America: A Case Study

  • NO/AIDS Task Force in New Orleans: An Overview

    • Services for Spanish speakers

    • Services for undocumented individuals

  • What happens when an HIV+ person is deported?

    • HIV/AIDS is not a reason to be granted asylum

    • (In)accessibility of HIV medicine and treatment in Central America

  • The importance of a coordinated transition from the US to Central America

    • Language barriers

    • Uncertainty upon arrival

    • Accessibility of HIV treatment and medicine


Assisting hiv undocumented monolingual spanish speakers

Transitioning from New Orleans to Honduras: The Case Study

1/8/13-Client switched from Truvada & Isentress to Atripla.

1/17/13-MCN referral completed and faxed, medical records requested at NATF, ADAP approves client for a 3 month vacation supply of Atripla.

1/25/13-NATF speaks with MCN on the phone, they arrange to call husband and to perform records request from NATF.

MCN speaks to the patient's husband, they are unaware of health services in Honduras.

MCN contacts Health Ministry where a clinic and clinician is assigned (based on the patient's address and health condition).

A clinic referral is done and the patient and her husband are notified of the clinic and clinician that will follow this case.

The patient has a scheduled appointment on 4/8/2013. Blood work is done and patient continues under treatment.

Patient continues to receive treatment and is still awaiting appointment/call back from embassy.

Health Network continues to follow-up with patient and clinic.

Successes?

Adjustments?

Lessons Learned?