A Public Health Service agency that administers (among others) education and training programs for health care providers and community service workers who care for AIDS patients. HRSA also administers programs to demonstrate how communities can organize their health care resources to develop an integrated, comprehensive system of care for those with AIDS and HIV infection. See also Public Health Service.
An agency in the Department of Health and Human Services that puts primary health-care providers and services in the places they are needed most. HRSA administers the Ryan White CARE Act Titles I, II, III(b), IV, SPNS, and AETCs (see Ryan White CARE Act) to provide treatment and services for those affected by HIV/AIDS. HRSA administers programs to demonstrate how communities can organize their health-care resources to develop an integrated, comprehensive, culturally competent system to care for those with AIDS and HIV infection. HRSA also administers education and training programs for health-care providers and community service workers who care for persons living with HIV/AIDS.
HRSA is an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services. Its mission is to improve and expand access to quality health care for all. HRSA assures the availability of quality health care to low income, uninsured, isolated, vulnerable and special needs populations and meets their unique health care needs. HRSA is organized into several Offices and five Bureaus (the Healthcare Systems Bureau, the Bureau of Primary Health Care, the Bureau of Health Professions, the HIV/AIDS Bureau, and the Maternal and Child Health Bureau).