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Survey of Americans on HIV/AIDS – Part Two: HIV Testing Toplines

These survey findings of Americans’ views on HIV testing are part of Kaiser’s national “Survey of Americans on HIV/AIDS,” conducted in spring 2004. It explores such issues as how many adults report ever having been tested and talk to their doctor about HIV/AIDS, as well as misconceptions and stigma about…

Health Care One Year After Hurricane Katrina

Health Care One Year After Hurricane Katrina Extended interviews with survivors and a related film, “Voices of the Storm: Health Care After Katrina,” are available below. August 29, 2006, marks the first anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s catastrophic landfall. The Kaiser Family Foundation continues its commitment to help respond to the…

National ADAP Monitoring Project 2004 Annual Report, Executive Summary

National ADAP Monitoring Project 2004 Annual ReportThe National ADAP Monitoring Report, 2004 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.…

The Use of Mainstream Media to Encourage Social Responsibility: The International Experience

An examination of how other countries have used the popular media to promote social responsibility, particularly in the area of sexual and reproductive behavior. In addition to providing an overview about the evolution of “entertainment-education,” the report provides case studies of initiatives world-wide ranging from Mexican “telenovelas” to an Indian…

Sexual Health of Young African Americans in the U.S.

African Americans represent twelve percent of the U.S. population, or approximately 35 million people, but have been disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. Fact Sheet:

U.S. Spending on Global HIV/AIDS

This policy brief examines federal spending on the global HIV/AIDS epidemic, with a primary emphasis on spending and activities to benefit resource-poor countries. United States spending on international HIV/AIDS activities in resource-poor countries began in the mid-1980s; and in FY 2002, the U.S. will devote $1 billion to combating HIV/AIDS…

12 Steps to HIV Managed Care

This document is based on proceedings from a conference hosted by the HIV Quality Care Network of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, held on June 2-3, 1999. The document addresses a range of issues including reimbursement, marketing and enrollment, network development, and quality assurance and is designed to assist…

Sexual Activity and Substance Use Among Youth

Teens and young adults face many pressures and decisions involving alcohol, drugs, and sexual activity decisions that often occur simultaneously. Almost one quarter of sexually active young people aged 15-24 report having sex without a condom because they were drinking or using drugs at the time. These findings are from…

Women’s Health Data Book: A Profile of Women’s Health in the United States

The Women’s Health Data Book: A Profile of Women’s Health in the United States, offers the latest data and trends on the wide range of health issues that affect women across their life spans. Published by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Jacobs Institute of Women’s Health, the Data Book…

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