This social media toolkit was created to address the way people get their information today, specifically using online communications. The toolkit states that media is reshaping the way health information is delivered and aims to introduce concepts that underlie social media as well as discuss a strategic approach to integrate social media into existing efforts.
This issue brief synthesizes existing research findings on housing status, incarceration and HIV health; examines the available evidence from housing-based HIV interventions; and offers evidence-based recommendations for action to increase housing stability and improve post-release outcomes for persons living with HIV/AIDS in the U.S. and for their communities.
This guide is to train AIDS service providers, case managers, and peer educators on evidence-based information about Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) as part of comprehensive HIV prevention in order to support their efforts to educate young men that have sex with men (MSM), in particular, young Black and Latino MSM on the new prevention strategy.
This toolkit is designed to provide practical information and tools to assist HIV Planning Groups and Health Departments in implementing the Community Engagement process described in CDC's 2012 HIV Planning Guidance.
This report is a guide to help explain the basic concepts of HIV Prevention Community Planning. It is not intended to be a comprehensive document, but rather a general guide that discusses the history of community planning, 15 principles for best practices, nine steps of community planning, and the importance of community planning groups and technical assistance.
This report reflects the findings of qualitative research completed to explore knowledge, benefits, barriers, and other factors that influence HIV treatment and focusedg on one of the key recommendations that resulted from a previous round of research: improving treatment literacy (including treatment as prevention or TasP). This research was comprised of two focus groups and two community forums, which took place in Washington D.C.
This report outlines key opportunities and challenges to achieving the goal of dramatically reducing both AIDS-related illness and HIV incidence. It also examines the role of community-oriented services that are a key element for success, and discusses approaches to support the scale up of these services.
This pamphlet discusses hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C. It explains the three types of hepatitis, how each affects the body, the symptoms, transmission, and prevention. The pamphlet recommends that men who have sex with men be vaccinated against hepatitis A and B, use barrier methods for prevention during sex, and not share personal items that may have blood on them. It warns that the infection with HIV and hepatitis is serious and can affect treatment decisions.