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National Survey of Teens on HIV/AIDS

Public Knowledge and Attitudes About HIV/AIDS The Kaiser Family Foundation’s 2000, a nationally representative survey of teens ages 12-17, is designed to assess attitudes and knowledge about the epidemic among a generation at risk. The survey, released just prior to World AIDS Day, documents teen perspectives about the impact of…

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…

Behavior Change for HIV Prevention: (Re) Considerations for the 21st Century

The Global HIV Prevention Working Group issued a report, “Behavior Change for HIV Prevention: (Re) Considerations for the 21st Century.” The Global HIV Prevention Working Group is a panel of nearly 50 leading public health experts, clinicians, biomedical, and behavioral researchers, and people affected by HIV/AIDS, convened by the Bill &…

Chartpack: Trends in U.S.-Funding for HIV/AIDS

This chartpack, “Trends in U.S. Government Funding for HIV/AIDS,” provides an analysis of U.S. federal funding for HIV/AIDS since fiscal year (FY) 1981. It presents data and trends in the major categories of funding — care, cash and housing assistance, research, prevention, and global/international — over time. Cumulatively through its…

CSIS Task Force on HIV/AIDS

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Task Force on HIV/AIDS, co-chaired by Senators Bill Frist (R-TN) and Russell Feingold (D-WI), outlines strategic choices that the United States faces in fighting the global HIV/AIDS pandemic. The Task Force seeks to build bipartisan consensus on critical U.S. policy initiatives promoting…

Donor Funding for Health in Low – and Middle – Income Countries, 2001-2007

Donor governments, including the United States and European nations, provide the bulk of international funding for health in low- and middle- income countries each year. Despite significant increases in such funding, however, it still falls short of need as estimated by the World Health Organization’s Commission on Macroeconomics and Health.…

AIDS 2012: Prevention Today: What’s the Right Mix?

This session will explore how policy makers and programme managers can work with the current state of knowledge and unanswered questions about what works in HIV prevention to develop strategic, combination prevention responses.

AIDS 2012: Comprehensive HIV Prevention for People Who Use Drugs: Ways Forward for Inclusion of Needle and Syringe Exchange Programmes

This session will address the potential impacts of restrictions on NSEPs, and propose ways forward for public health actors, community stakeholders, and drug users themselves to maintain and expand comprehensive services, including needle and syringe exchanges, despite the limitations in funding, restrictive political environments, and other barriers to the implementation of this preventive intervention.

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