This updated fact sheet provides the latest data on the U.S. epidemic, including key trends over time, impact by region and population, and information on the U.S. government’s response.
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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)
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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…
This analysis examines state Medicaid coverage of routine HIV screening and finds that currently, more than half of states cover routine screening under their Medicaid programs. The analysis includes a breakdown of which states cover routine screening and which states only cover medically necessary HIV screening.
This fact sheet looks at the history, funding, and future outlook of the U.S. government’s major initiative to combat HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria in developing countries.
This fact sheet looks at the components of the Global Health Initiative (GHI), a U.S.-based effort to develop a comprehensive, government-wide strategy for global health focused on the health challenges and needs of those in low- and middle-income countries. March 2012 (.pdf) Previous Versions: January 2012 (.pdf) February 2011 (.pdf)
We recently wrote about the different ways in which the Affordable Care Act (ACA) changes pathways to health insurance coverage for people with HIV, and chronicled these specifics, as well as several outstanding questions, in a policy brief. As we noted, among the many provisions of the ACA designed to…
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…
This fact sheet is an update on sexually transmitted diseases in the U.S. It includes information of public attitudes and provider practices, knowledge and awareness as well as detailed information on specific bacterial and Viral STDs.Fact Sheet: