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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Family Foundation National Survey of Kids (and Their Parents) About Famous Athletes as Role Models

With the most recent Olympics and now Major League Baseball marred by reports of the use of banned performance-enhancing drugs, a new nationwide survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation examines the influence of sports figures in kids’ lives today. Based on telephone interviews with a randomly selected national sample of…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Making Medicaid Managed Care Work: An Action Plan for People Living With HIV

This is an update of an earlier report also prepared by The National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA), with support from the Foundation. That report was the product of a 1996 meeting of people with HIV, their advocates, and researchers designed to provide information about Medicaid managed care for…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Building Strong Medicaid Managed Care Programs: A Guide To Help Consumer Advocates Participate in Strengthening HIV/AIDS Provisions in Managed Care

This new report, prepared by NAPWA with support of the Foundation, grew out of a key recommendation in the Making Medicaid Managed Care Work report, and is designed to provide people with HIV and their advocates with the tools for understanding Medicaid managed care contracts and for working with states…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New National Survey on American Views on the AIDS Crisis in Africa

To shed light on Americans’ views about the state of the HIV/AIDS epidemic worldwide and the role of the U.S. in addressing the global epidemic, the Kaiser Family Foundation conducted a national survey of Americans about their attitudes towards HIV/AIDS globally and in sub-Saharan Africa, in particular. This survey examines…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

The Impending Catastrophe: A Resource Book on the Emerging HIV/AIDS Epidemic in South Africa

The Impending Catastrophe: A Resource Book on the Emerging HIV/AIDS Epidemic in South AfricaIndications show that South Africa's 15-25 year olds are the most severely affected by the continuing spread of the HIV disease in that country. According to a report released May 11, 2000, by Abt Associates (South Africa)…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

The Impending Catastrophe: A Resource Book On The Emerging HIV/AIDS Epidemic in South Africa (Executive Summary)

The Impending Catastrophe: A Resource Book On The Emerging HIV/AIDS Epidemic in South Africa A report prepared by Abt Associates South Africa, Inc. and commissioned by theloveLife program. Click here for the full report, in PDF. Note: This 34-page document has lots of graphics and may download slowly. Executive Summary…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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…

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