Statement of Mission, Vision and Values
The AIDS Institute protects and promotes the health of New York State’s diverse population through disease surveillance and the provision of quality prevention, health care and support services for those impacted by HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases, viral hepatitis and related health concerns. In addition, the Institute promotes the health of LGBT populations, substance users, and the sexual health of all New Yorkers.
The AIDS Institute is committed to eliminating new infections and improving the health and well‐being of persons impacted by HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases, viral hepatitis and related health concerns. Furthermore, we are committed to optimizing health outcomes for substance users and LGBT populations.
The AIDS Institute is committed to the following guiding principles and core values:
- Respect:We treat all individuals impacted by HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases, viral hepatitis and stigma related to sexual orientation, gender identity and drug use with dignity, respect and compassion.
- Partnership: We value community input and collaboration with federal, state, local and community partners.
- Leadership: We embrace, empower and drive change in the fight against HIV, sexually transmitted diseases and viral hepatitis, as well as stigma against LGBT populations and substance users.
- Stewardship:We strive to be creative and resourceful in planning, developing and delivering high quality services to impacted communities.