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Understanding factors and mechanisms, cellular pathways, viral features and immune interaction of mucosal HIV transmission should provide important insight to design prevention methods to interrupt transmission.
Three years after the adoption of the WHO/UNAIDS Guidance on Provider-Initiated HIV Testing and Counseling, universal access to HIV testing remains a distant goal.
AIDS 2010: Know Your Epidemic, Know Your Response: MSM and Their Needs in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Around the world HIV continues to spread among men who have sex with men (MSM).
There are multiple sources of insurance coverage and care for people with HIV in the United States. These include public programs, such as Medicaid and Medicare, and the Ryan White HIV/AIDS program, as well as private coverage through an employer or in the individual market. Medicaid, the nation’s principal safety-net…
Insurance Coverage and Access to HIV Testing and Treatment: Considerations for Individuals at Risk for Infection and for Those with Undiagnosed Infection
Of the estimated 1.2 million people living with HIV/AIDS in the United States, approximately 500,000 are not receiving care for their disease. This includes an estimated 250,000 people who do not know they are HIV positive. This article reviews data on insurance coverage and access to HIV testing and treatment,…
The July 2012 Visualizing Health Policy infographic looks at the state of the HIV/AIDS epidemic after three decades, released during the 19th biannual International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) in Washington, D.C. See the full-size infographic at The Journal of the American Medical Association View the related Slideshow Visualizing Health Policy is a monthly…
This broadcast-quality animation commissioned by the Kaiser Family Foundation illustrates how HIV infects a cell and how antiretroviral treatments combat the virus. It is being provided on a rights-free basis Duration of Clip Reel: 9 min. 18 sec. To download the video, right-click here and select “Save as…”
On June 5, 1981, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued its first warning about a relatively rare form of pneumonia among a small group of young gay men in Los Angeles, which was later determined to be AIDS-related. Since that time, tens of millions of people…
New Commitments Respond to AIDS in America, Including: NBA/WNBA Tips Off Campaign to Mobilize Fans & Fight Stigma Walgreens Recognizes those Making a Difference; HIV/AIDS Informational Resources to be Distributed in More than 700 Health Centers Nationwide PSAs Featuring those Living with HIV and Loved Ones Debut on Network TV,…