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Understanding the New UNAIDS Estimates

This fact sheet presents an overview of the updated estimates on the global HIV/AIDS epidemic, released by UNAIDS in November 2007. The fact sheet describes how the new estimates compare to prior estimates, what they mean for understanding the future course of the epidemic, and what the major factors were…

The Healthcare Experiences of Women with HIV/AIDS – Insights from Focus Groups

The Healthcare Experiences of Women with HIV/AIDS: Insights from Focus GroupsThis report summarizes findings from a series of focus groups with women living with HIV/AIDS. Focus group participants describe their first-hand experience with the health care system, including issues of to financing and coverage, relationships with providers, the role of…

Global HIV/AIDS Support from G8 Countries

This fact sheet provides a snapshot of how much member nations of the G8 are spending to support efforts to address global HIV/AIDS in highly affected countries through programs of prevention, care, and impact mitigation. Included is a summary of bilateral assistance and multilateral assistance through the Global Fund. Fact…

National Survey of Women about their Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Regarding their Reproductive Health – Report

Survey of Women About Their Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Regarding Their Reproductive HealthGlamour/Kaiser Family Foundation/Princeton Survey Research AssociatesQuestionnaire and ToplinesJanuary 1997Number of Interviews: 1,001 Women age 18-44 Margin of Error: Plus or minus 4 percentage points Interviewing Dates: July 10 – 28, 1996 Introduction:Hello, my name is _______ calling for…

State AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs):  A National Status Report on Access – Toplines/Survey

A State-by-State Profile of ADAPs: Key Access & Budget Categories (as of July 1997)State Financial Eligibility *1(% above federal poverty level) Medical Eligibility *2(CD4=CD4 cell count, vl=viral load) Protease Inhibitors Covered *3(4 drugs approved) Non- nucleosides Covered(2 drugs approved) OI Prophylaxis Covered *4(14 drugs recom- mended) Other Medications Covered Total…

Talking about STDs with Health Professionals: Women’s Experiences – Report

Talking About STDs with Health Professionals Women's Experiences More than 12 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) other than HIV/AIDS, including three million among teenagers alone, occur every year. At current rates, at least one person in four will contract an STD at some point in his or…

Medicaid and HIV/AIDS Policy: A Basic Primer

The Medicaid Primer presents in depth information on Medicaid, the federal/state program that provides health coverage for low-income families and people with disabilities and is the largest source of public financing for HIV/AIDS care in the U.S. The Medicaid Primer is designed to help policymakers and advocates navigate through the…

The State of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in America

This issue brief, prepared for the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Capitol Hill Briefing Series on HIV/AIDS, provides an overview of AIDS cases and trends in the United States since the beginning of the epidemic, with particular attention to the impact of the epidemic on racial and ethnic minority Americans, women, and…

Sex Education in America:  A View from Inside the Nation’s Classrooms

A series of new national surveys of students and their parents (1501 pairs), teachers (1001), and principals (313) from the Kaiser Family Foundation on Sex Education in America, was released on Tuesday, September, 26th, at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Challenging the convention that Americans are reluctant to…