More than 21,000 people with HIV/AIDS were estimated to be living in the disaster-affected counties of Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi before Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast. In addition to facing the multitude of health and other challenges confronting Hurricane survivors, people with HIV/AIDS may face additional hardships due to…
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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…
This fact sheet looks at the components of the Global Health Initiative (GHI), a U.S.-based effort that ended in 2012.
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…
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 updated fact sheet provides the latest data on the U.S. HIV epidemic, including key trends over time, impact by region and population, and information on the U.S. government’s response.
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 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)
This updated fact sheet highlights the impact of HIV/AIDS on women in the United States, providing current data and trends over time.
Medicaid, the largest public health insurance program in the United States, covering health and long-term care services for more than 72 million low-income individuals, has played a critical role in HIV care since the HIV epidemic began. This fact sheet provides an overview of the role of each program for people with HIV, including trends and characteristics of beneficiaries, spending, services and other issues.