The Medical Monitoring Project (MMP) is an ongoing, locally and nationally representative surveillance system that collects data on a probability sample of adults with diagnosed HIV in the United States. Under this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), The New York State Department of Health, will conduct two components on a population sample of 200 for MMP annually: Behavioral Interview (Component A) and Medical Record Abstractions (Component B) activities. Strategies and activities for both components include preparing for and conducting data collection, data management and dissemination, quality assurance and evaluation, and collaboration.
The purpose of this application is to build upon the successful prior cycles of NYSDOH collected MMP data, providing valuable data both locally, for the state, as well as nationally to address the ‘Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America’. The data collected are crucial as the MMP augments the basic data collected through the National HIV Surveillance System (NHSS) with critical social/behavioral and clinical data points on PLWDH not systematically collected anywhere else. These data are used locally in NYS to make critical decisions around programmatic planning, funding, are the source of ETE metrics, and are also used to increase overall understanding of the epidemic. NYSDOH will continue to combine New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYCDOHMH) collected MMP data into a whole state MMP dataset for collaborative analyses. The period of performance is June 2020 through May 2025.