An overview of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in US, with a focus on the impact of STDs on women, teens and young adults. Fact Sheet
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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…
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…
A summary of findings from the Foundation’s survey of teens on HIV, and other relevant facts about how young people are being affected by HIV/AIDS.
This fact sheet examines the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Washington, D.C., one of the areas hardest hit by HIV in the United States. Fact Sheet: July 2012 (.pdf)
HIV/AIDS: Comparison of Candidate’s Proposals Download a printable.pdf of this document Bush-Cheney1 2 3 4 5 Kerry-Edwards6 7 GLOBAL HIV/AIDS Global HIV/AIDS Leadership & Funding President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)1,3 provides $15 billion over 5 years (FY 2004-FY 2008) to global HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria efforts: Almost $10…
Reauthorization of PEPFAR, The United States Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Act: A Side-by-Side Comparison to Prior Law
In 2003, the United States committed $15 billion over five years (2004–2008) to fight global HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria. President Bush recently signed legislation reauthorizing the law for another five years with $48 billion in funding. A new side-by-side compares key provisions of the reauthorization and the original law. Side-by-Side…
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:
Medicaid is the nation’s major public health program for low-income Americans, financing health and long-term care services. It accounts for approximately half of federal spending on HIV/AIDS care in the U.S. and is a critical source of coverage for people living with HIV/AIDS. This fact sheet provides data and information on HIV/AIDS and Medicaid eligibility, benefits, spending, caseload and future outlook.
This fact sheet provides an overview of the Ryan White Program, the largest HIV-specific federal grant program in the United States.