This fact sheet examines the key role played by the United States in the Global Fund, an independent, independent, multilateral, financing entity designed to raise significant new resources to combat HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria in low- and middle- income countries.
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This updated fact sheet provides information on key HIV testing statistics, testing recommendations as advised by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), testing sites and policies, and a summary of the types of tests available.
This updated fact sheet provides the latest data on the global HIV/AIDS epidemic, including impact by region, treatment and prevention efforts, and an overview of the U.S. and global responses to the epidemic.
This fact sheet presents an overview of the updated estimates on the global HIV/AIDS epidemic, released by UNAIDS in November 2007. The fact sheet describes how the new estimates compare to prior estimates, what they mean for understanding the future course of the epidemic, and what the major factors were…
This fact sheet looks at the history, funding, and future outlook of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the U.S. government’s major global initiative to combat HIV/AIDS.
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…
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
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