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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Capitol Hill Briefing on Latinos and HIV/AIDS

As part of the Kaiser Family Foundation’s ongoing effort to raise awareness about critical issues related to HIV/AIDS, we co-hosted a Capitol Hill briefing with the National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD) on Latinos and HIV/AIDS. Honorary co-sponsors of the briefing included Representatives Hilda Solis (D-CA), Ciro…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

National ADAP Monitoring Project Annual Report, April 2008

National ADAP Monitoring Project Annual Report, April 2008The 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…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women and HIV/AIDS in the United States: Setting an Agenda for the Future

Women represent almost one in three new HIV infections in the U.S. and the share of women among reported AIDS cases has more than tripled since 1986 from 7% to 26% of reported cases in 2001. Women of color, particularly African American women, have been hard hit, accounting for the…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health Care One Year After Hurricane Katrina

Health Care One Year After Hurricane Katrina Video not playing? Launch in external player. The low-speed version of this video, extended interviews with survivors and a related film, “Voices of the Storm: Health Care After Katrina,” are available here. August 29, 2006, marks the first anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s catastrophic…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Hollywood & Health: Health Content in Entertainment Television

While the American public obtains content in a multimedia environment ranging from so called old media like newspapers to new media like blogs and online social networks, television maintains the ability to reach millions of people with relative ease. Popular primetime television’s primary purpose is to entertain the audience, but…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Update on ADAP Waiting Lists for HIV Medications

AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) waiting lists have been an ongoing challenge for people with HIV/AIDS in many states. On June 23, 2004 President Bush announced the availability of an additional $20 million for HIV medications for the 10 states that had ADAP waiting lists at that time. The Initiative…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

National ADAP Monitoring Project, Annual Report, April 2005

The National ADAP Monitoring Report, 2005 provides the latest data on state AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs). ADAPs, authorized under Title II of the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency (CARE) Act, provide HIV/AIDS-related prescription drugs to uninsured and underinsured individuals living with HIV/AIDS. ADAPs operate in 57 U.S. states,…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Post G8 Briefing: Future Financing to Address the Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic

The Kaiser Family Foundation has issued a report that provides a detailed look at funding for the global HIV/AIDS epidemic by major donors. The report, Financing the Response to HIV/AIDS in Low and Middle Income Countries: Funding for HIV/AIDS from the G7 and the European Commission, examines funding from countries…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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.

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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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