Project PEARL is an HIV leadership training program funded by San Diego County
The goal is to engage persons living with HIV infection in the community planning process. This includes having a role in priority setting and resource allocations, establishing service standards, and in efforts to ensure persons living with HIV receive high-quality services and to improve retention in care and viral suppression.
December 31, 2018
Approximately 13,946 people in San Diego County were living with HIV/AIDS,
Including approximately 1,400 who were estimated to be living with HIV but not yet diagnosed. In 2018, 369 residents were newly diagnosed with HIV, representing more than one new infection each day in the County.
March 1, 2016
The County of San Diego Board of Supervisors adopted the Getting to Zero Initiative
Which seeks to end the HIV epidemic by 2026. This initiative was adopted in recognition that, due to advances in HIV treatment as well as development of highly effective HIV prevention interventions, HIV has become a winnable battle.
Getting to Zero -
San Diego County
Getting to Zero focuses on:
Live Well San Diego
Information about Live Well San Diego can be found on the County’s website and a website dedicated to the vision:
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This project is funded by The County of San Diego Health and Human Services HIV, STD, and Hepatitis Branch through the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Ending the HIV Epidemic contract #565588 HIV Leadership Training Program.