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The HIV/AIDS Epidemic in the United States

This updated fact sheet provides the latest data on the U.S. HIV epidemic, including key trends over time, impact by region and population, and information on the U.S. government’s response.

Assessing the Effectiveness of Public Education Campaigns

Policy makers frequently turn to media-based public education campaigns as a way to address public health issues of all kinds, from childhood obesity to enrolling seniors in prescription drug plans. In order to help assess the effectiveness of recent efforts, the Kaiser Family Foundation hosted a forum featuring the authors…

National ADAP Monitoring Project 2008 Annual Report

The National ADAP Monitoring Project Annual Report provides the latest data on state AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs). ADAPs, part of the Ryan White Program, provide HIV medications to low-income people with HIV/AIDS who have limited or no prescription drug coverage. ADAPs operate in all 50 states, the District of…

Trends in U.S. Funding for HIV/AIDS

These updated documents, “Trends in U.S. Government Funding for HIV/AIDS,” provide an analysis of U.S. federal funding for HIV/AIDS since fiscal year (FY) 1981. The issue brief and chartpack present data and trends in the major categories of funding—care, cash and housing assistance, research, prevention, and global/international—over time. Cumulatively through…

AIDS 2010: Starting HAART: When to Take the First Step?

Recent guidelines are all recommending that HIV treatment be started at a higher CD4 count because of issues such as the ongoing damage caused by HIV itself, and prevention of transmission. Issues in long-term treatment, such as potential side effects, the development of resistance, the cost and sustainability of programmes in resource-poor settings, are some of the potential problems for such a strategy.

AIDS 2010: Tuesday Plenary

For more information on this session, including access to speaker presentations, please see the conference Programme-at-a-Glance. Chairs: Jack Whitescarver (United States)NIH Associate Director for AIDS Research andDirector, Office of AIDS ResearchAnnie Lennox (United Kingdom)Singer-songwriter, Activist, AmbassadorJacob Gayle (United States) Deputy Vice President, Ford Foundation

AIDS 2010: The Future of Universal Access – Part 1

We must remain committed to the goal of reaching universal access to HIV prevention, treatment and care, and recognize that, post-2010, the best path forward must be informed by lessons learned from the successes and the failures of the efforts undertaken to date.