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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Assessing Public Education Programming on HIV/AIDS: A National Survey of African Americans- Survey

Assessing Public Education Programming on HIV/AIDS: A National Survey of African AmericansA new national survey of African Americans reviews aspects of the Rap It Up and KNOW HIV/AIDS campaigns, which are ongoing HIV/AIDS public education partnerships conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation with Black Entertainment Television (BET) and Viacom, Inc.,…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Toplines: 2006 Survey of Americans on HIV/AIDS

These toplines provide the complete survey questions and responses to the Survey of Americans on HIV/AIDS conducted between March 24 and April 18, 2006. The survey covers a variety of topics including HIV/AIDS as a problem for our nation, knowledge and perceptions about HIV/AIDS, domestic HIV spending and program priorities,…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Evolution of an Epidemic: 25 Years of HIV/AIDS Media Campaigns in the U.S.

This report focuses on how national media campaigns on HIV/AIDS have evolved over the last 25 years in the U.S., reflecting the changing nature of the disease as awareness and treatment have progressed. It also provides insight on the approaches, historical context and impact of leading national public education campaigns.Report…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

The Houston Rockets Join With Mayor Parker, Local Health Department and AIDS Organizations to Mobilize Fans to be “Greater Than AIDS”

HOUSTON – Tonight at the Toyota Center, the Houston Rockets join with Mayor Annise Parker, the Houston Department of Health and Human Services, the Bee Busy Learning Institute, and the Center for AIDS to get out information about HIV/AIDS and reduce stigma surrounding the disease.The special HOUSTON>AIDS game night is…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

The Miami Heat Join With Local Health Department and AIDS Organizations to Mobilize Fans to be “Greater THAN AIDS”

MIAMI — Tomorrow at American Airlines Arena, the Miami HEAT join the Miami-Dade County Health Department and Test Miami to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS and reduce stigma surrounding the disease. The special MIAMI>AIDS game night is organized as part of a national partnership between NBA Cares and Greater Than AIDS,…

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Black Americans and HIV/AIDS

This updated fact sheet highlights the epidemic’s impact on Black Americans, providing current data and trends over time. Black Americans have been disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS since the epidemic’s beginning, and that disparity has deepened over time. Blacks account for more new HIV infections, people estimated to be living with HIV disease, and HIV-related deaths than any other racial/ethnic group in the U.S.

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

An Overview of HIV/AIDS in Black America

Black Americans account for more HIV and AIDS cases, people estimated to be living with AIDS, and HIV-related deaths than any other racial/ethnic group in the U.S. Today, Black Americans make up about 12 percent of the U.S. population, but account for half of all new AIDS cases. And, despite…

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Health Affairs Article: Leveraging the Power of the Media to Combat HIV/AIDS

Since the mid-1990s the Kaiser Family Foundation has partnered with U.S.-based media companies on comprehensive HIV/AIDS campaigns. This paper, published in Health Affairs, Vol. 24, Issue 3, May/June 2005, outlines the unique public education model that it is using, and how Kaiser is expanding this work globally by working with some…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

A Guide for Parents for Talking with Kids about Tough Issues

This parent guide offers practical, concrete tips and techniques for talking easily and openly with young children ages 8 to 12 about tough issues:sex, HIV/AIDS, violence, drugs and alcohol. Talk With Your Kids…before everyone else does.

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Syringe Exchange and AB 136: The Dynamics of Local Consideration in Six California Communities

A new report by the Kaiser Family Foundation, Syringe Exchange and AB 136: The Dynamics of Local Consideration in Six California Communities, provides a qualitative assessment of California’s Assembly Bill (AB) 136, which authorizes the operation of syringe exchange programs within the state after a local declaration of emergency. The study is based on interviews with key stakeholders in six California county and city jurisdictions.

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