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No Time to Be Young in a World With AIDS : Tis Time Let's Act

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This poster examines the impact of HIV/AIDS on children and adolescents around the world. The poster discusses the epidemiology of HIV/AIDS among young people, the needs of AIDS orphans, and the prevention of the perinatal transmission of HIV.

HIV Prevention for Women at High Risk : Two Approaches

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This report reviews two effective community based programs that aim to prevent HIV among women. The report discusses the setting, infrastructure, target audiences, and program components of several programs, and includes the factors that make a program successful.

The AIDS Epidemic at 20 Years: The View From America: A National Survey of Americans on HIV/AIDS

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This report reviews the results of a national survey on Americans' views and knowledge about HIV/AIDS. It provides statistics by race and ethnicity that illustrate Americans' perception of the epidemic in the United States and globally; Americans' knowledge (e.g., regarding HIV transmission, prevention, and treatment) and information needs; and Americans' views on key stakeholders and policy issues including perceptions of the effects of race, income, and gender on access to HIV care.

NIAID Global Health Research Plan for HIV/AIDS, Malaria, and Tuberculosis

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This report discusses the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAD) long term strategy for supporting research that will lead to effective HIV, TB, and malaria prevention and treatment for individual countries struggling with these diseases. The report outlines NIAID's short-term, intermediate, and long-term goals for addressing the challenges put forth by the G8 nations in July 2000 for strengthening the Institute's role in collaborative international research.

HIV Prevention and Outreach Strategies

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This report lists and describes successful community-based-organizations and strategies recognized by the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) that provide HIV/AIDS prevention education and outreach to hard-to-reach and vulnerable populations. It outlines programs in Boston, Cedar Rapids, Chicago, Durham, Houston, Inglewood, Newport News, San Francisco, Seattle, Trenton, Tulsa, and Virginia Beach.

Working With Parents in HIV-Affected Families: A Guide for Providers

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This report is a guide for healthcare professionals serving parents who are infected with the HIV. The guide helps providers to recognize and respond to their clients' role as parents and to access community resources to assist the families. It reminds the provider to assess the needs of the family and its members, paying attention to mental health needs, permanency planning, affected children, available level of support, sources of health care, and parenting concerns. A chart is provided for keeping track of local resources that serve HIV-affected families and children.

Paediatric HIV Infection and AIDS

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This report examines how children become infected with HIV, how infection can be prevented in children, and ways of reducing the impact of HIV. The report discusses statistics and data concerning pediatric HIV/AIDS, transmission; prevention, including health education and prevention of HIV in women of childbearing age and of unintended pregnancies in HIV-positive women and women at risk; and treatment.

Preventing Teenage Pregnancy, Childbearing, and Sexually Transmitted Diseases: What the Research Shows

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This report discusses results of studies on adolescent reproductive health and presents a table of specific programs and approaches that have been successful in improving positive reproductive health behaviors. The report examines the factors that lead to positive reproductive health behaviors including the adolescent’s gender, age, race and ethnicity, attitudes, involvement in activities and academic performance, family, the role of peers, the adolescent’s partners, the school, and neighborhood and community contexts.

An Expanded DOTS Framework for Effective Tuberculosis Control

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This report discusses the expanded strategic framework of the Directly Observed Therapy Short Course (DOTS) for control of TB. The report explains the reasons for expanding the DOTS framework and making it a comprehensive support strategy for all providers, patients, and people to tackle the problem of TB and defines the goals, targets, and guiding principles of the framework.

AIDS Epidemic Update: December 2002

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This report presents the latest developments in the global HIV/AIDS epidemic. With maps and regional summaries, this report provides the most recent estimates of the epidemic’s scope and human toll, explores new trends in the epidemic’s evolution, and features a special section examining the links between HIV/AIDS and humanitarian crises. The estimates are based on the most recent available data on the spread of HIV in countries around the world.


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