Previous SPNS Initiatives

The following are previously funded Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS) Program initiatives and collaborations.


Jurisdictional Approach to Curing Hepatitis C among HIV/HCV Coinfected People of Color (2016-2019)


Use of Social Media to Improve Engagement, Retention, and Health Outcomes along the HIV Care Continuum (2015-2019)

Addressing HIV Care and Housing Coordination through Data Integration to Improve Health Outcomes along the HIV Care Continuum (2015-2018)


System-level Workforce Capacity Building for Integrating HIV Primary Care in Community Health Care Settings (2014-2018)

Health Information Technology (HIT) Capacity Building for Monitoring and Improving Health Outcomes along the HIV Care Continuum Initiative (2014-2017)


Culturally-Appropriate Interventions of Outreach, Access, and Retention among Latino(a) Populations (2013-2018)


Building a Medical Home for Multiply Diagnosed HIV-positive Homeless Populations (2012-2017)

Enhancing Engagement and Retention in Quality HIV Care for Transgender Women of Color Initiative (2012-2017)


Systems Linkages and Access to Care for Populations at High Risk of HIV Infection Initiative (2011-2016)


Hepatitis C Treatment Expansion Initiative (2010-2014)


Enhancing Engagement and Retention in Quality HIV Care for Women of Color Initiative (2009-2014)


Enhancing Linkages to HIV Primary Care and Services in Jail Settings Initiative (2007-2012)

Electronic Networks of Care Initiative (2007-2011)


Innovations in Oral Health Care Initiative (2006-2011)


Innovative Methods for Integrating Buprenorphine Opioid Abuse Treatment in HIV Primary Care Initiative (2004-2009)

Outreach, Care, and Prevention to Engage HIV Seropositive Young MSM of Color Initiative (2004-2009)


American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) Initiative (2003-2007)

Prevention with HIV Infected Persons Seen in Primary Care Settings Initiative (2003-2007)

Targeted Peer Support Model Development for Caribbeans Living with HIV Demonstration Project Initiative (2003-2007)


Targeted HIV Outreach and Intervention Model Development and Evaluation for Underserved HIV-Positive Populations Not in Care Initiative (2001-2006)

Demonstration and Evaluation Models that Advance HIV Service Innovation Along the U.S. - Mexico Border Initiative (2001-2005)


Assessing Existing Efforts to Increase Adherence to Medications Initiative (1998-2003)

Date Last Reviewed:  September 2020