Integrating Services to Address the Syndemic of HIV/STIs/Substance Use Disorder/Viral Hepatitis

Event Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2023


Event Time: 12 - 1 pm EST | 11 am - 12 pm CST | 10 - 11 am MDT | 9 - 10 am PST  


Join Us

No health issue stands alone. HIV, STIs, substance use disorder, and viral hepatitis are increasingly recognized as a syndemic. Learn why it is important for Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) Jurisdictions to consider how they can integrate services using a Syndemic approach.

Attendees will learn more about the benefits of a Syndemic approach and technical assistance resources available to assist with designing and implementing a Syndemic approach.

Target Audiences

  • EHE Jurisdiction Leaders
  • RWHAP Providers
  • Clinical Care Teams
  • People with Lived Experience

By the end of this webinar, you will be able to:

Describe three core concepts of Syndemic Theory

Explain two reasons for why it makes sense to approach HIV/STIs/VH/SUD as a Syndemic rather than separate epidemics

Discuss two examples of applying a Syndemic approach to integrate services

Identify at least two of the lessons learned from planning and implementing a Syndemic approach



  • Tony Jimenez, MD

  • Senior Vice President, CAI


  • Shelley N. Facente, PhD, MPH
  • Principal Consultant, Facente Consulting

    Dr. Kristopher Lyon, MD, EMT, FACEP, FAEMS
  • Kern County Public Health Officer

  • Emergency Medicine Physician