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National Survey of Americans on AIDS/HIV

A national random-sample survey of 1205 adults, 18 years and older, that examines Americans views on AIDS. The findings show that although Americans see growing progress in the fight against the disease, AIDS is still viewed as an urgent health problem for the nation and spending on prevention, research, and…

Public Health in a Changing Health Care System: Linkages Between Public Health and MCOs In the Treatment and Prevention of STDs

Public health agencies and managed care organizations share responsibility for the health of the populations they serve. Their relationships are particularly important in the area of STDs. This study analyzes the evolving relationships between managed care organizations and public health agencies in how they manage the prevention, treatment, and tracking…

HIV/AIDS Research: Successes Bring New Challenges

This issue brief, prepared for the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Capitol Hill Briefing Series on HIV/AIDS, provides an overview of key HIV/AIDS research issues and activities. It includes information about the types of HIV/AIDS research, who conducts HIV/AIDS research, funding for HIV/AIDS research, and remaining challenges for such research over the…

XV International AIDS Conference Satellite Session: Resource Tracking and Priority Setting

UNAIDS hosted this panel that featured the work of the UNAIDS Consortium on Resource Tracking. The session highlighted the importance of tracking global HIV/AIDS financial information; reviewed the methodological approaches used to track HIV/AIDS resource flows; and determined gaps in HIV/AIDS financial information and coverage as well as strategies for…

2008 Presidential Election Issue Spotlight: Global Health and HIV/AIDS

During the 2008 Presidential campaign, now President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain announced a number of policy proposals and positions related to global health and the HIV/AIDS epidemic, both globally and domestically. This document summarizes those positions as staked out during the presidential campaign. It is…

2009 Survey of Americans on HIV/AIDS — Toplines

This report contains the toplines from the 2009 Survey of Americans on HIV/AIDS. The survey was designed and analyzed by public opinion researchers at the Kaiser Family Foundation and was conducted January 26 through March 8, 2009, among a nationally representative random sample of 2,554 adults ages 18 and older.…

Medicare and HIV/AIDS

Medicare is the federal health insurance program for seniors and people under age 65 with permanent disabilities. It accounts for approximately one quarter of federal spending on HIV/AIDS care in the U.S. and is an important source of coverage for people living with HIV/AIDS. This fact sheet provides data and…

Survey of Georgia Residents on HIV/AIDS: Summary and Chartpack

The public in Georgia, and particularly African Americans, are concerned about HIV/AIDS as a problem facing the nation. Most believe that the U.S. is losing ground when it comes to HIV/AIDS, and most would like to see the government increase spending to fight the disease in the U.S.This statewide representative…

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