This information sheet provides general information about HIV/AIDS and how to deal with situations concerning HIV/AIDS in the workplace. The information sheet explains how HIV/AIDS is and is not transmitted. Since most of the behaviors that are high risk for HIV are not practiced in the workplace there is little risk of acquiring HIV at work. It lists ways to avoid HIV infection in the workplace and in personal life. It also reminds individuals that people with HIV/AIDS are susceptible to common viruses like the cold or flu virus and that they need support, caring, and understanding.
This report highlights opportunities for health department infectious disease programs to address a range of drug user health issues, identifies potential collaborators and provides recommendations for health department programs to consider to best meet the comprehensive health needs of people who inject drugs.
This report outlines opportunities for leadership engagement that promotes core public health, with case examples specific to STD prevention. The opportunities in this report fall under four areas: partnerships, payment, workforce, and surveillance.
This report takes literature review, interviews, and an in-person meeting to examine the current status of integration of services provided for STDs and how transitioning to a more integrated model can be successful.
This monograph is a guide to monitoring and evaluating the collaborative TB/HIV activities. It presents a rationale for collaborative activities, an overview of monitoring indicators, methods of collecting standardized data, and help in interpreting and disseminating the data. It argues for consistency in the way collaborative activities are performed and data collected. The guide presents a core set of internationally accepted and standardized indicators for measuring and evaluating performance.
This serial presents updated clinical guidelines for treating STDs. These recommendations were developed by CDC in consultation with public and private sector professionals knowledgeable about the treatment of persons with STDs.
This report presents a summary of 2005 surveillance data on trends in STDs in the United States, including chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis. The report examines overall trends, trends among at risk populations, including ethnic minorities and urban populations, gender differences, and the importance of screening.