December 14, 2017 – Ms. JuHyun Sakota, Manager of Data and Research at the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA), presented at this month’s Commission on HIV meeting, as part of the HIV Research and Community Colloquia Series.
She presented the results from the 2017 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count. The data gave an indepth perspective of the key characteristics of individuals experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles including demographic breakdowns by ethnicity, sex, age, sexual orientation, health conditions, and service planning areas in Los Angeles. According to the data presented, 2 out of 100 person ages 18 and over experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles have HIV/AIDS based on self-reported data. From their data, significant increases in persons who have HIV/AIDS were reported in service planning area 4 (Metro), 7 (East LA), and 8 (South Bay) from 2016 to 2017.
To learn more about the data presented, download the slides from the presentation below and check back soon as we’ll be uploading the lecture on Youtube:
CHIPTS hosts a monthly HIV Research and Community Colloquia Series in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Commission on HIV to highlight current issues and conversations surrounding HIV. Click here for past lectures and check out the events page for more information on future Colloquia presentations!