Our Work

The Getting to Zero Consortium work is done in committees, which are led by co-chairs and a liaison from the Steering Committee.

Each committee is charged with defining measurable objectives and a program implementation plan. Under the direction of a Steering Committee and with broad partnerships with community organizations and the private sector, the Consortium uses an active process, engaged through committee work and program implementation to achieve the Getting to Zero goals.


Strategic direction to the vision and funding of Getting to Zero initiatives

The steering committee provides strategic direction to the vision and funding of Getting to Zero initiatives. Members of the steering committee prioritize the goals of Getting to Zero and do not act on behalf of their agencies in this leadership role.



Support for persons newly diagnosed with HIV

The overall goal of the RAPID (Rapid ART Program Initiative for HIV Diagnoses) program is to create a set of “hubs” around the city where persons newly diagnosed with HIV (or out of care) can rapidly access antiretroviral therapy (ART) and have a smooth transition to their continuity care clinic.

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Retention and Re-engagement

Engaging those living with HIV in high quality care

The goal of this initiative is to develop systems and programs to increase retention and re-engagement in care, and viral suppression among those living with HIV resulting in people living long and healthy lives.

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Reducing HIV transmission

The PrEP initiative has 3 core components focused on providers, users, and measuring impact. A PrEP steering committee oversees efforts in these 3 areas

  • Improved user knowledge and access
  • Increased provider capacity
  • Tracking PrEP uptake and impact
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Ending Stigma

Reducing HIV-related stigma

Reducing HIV-related stigma is a critical component of realizing the goals of all Getting to Zero committees. The Ending Stigma committee launched in May 2015 and is charged with creating measurable objectives and defining the areas for change.

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