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HIV/AIDS Awareness and Behaviour

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This report discusses worldwide awareness of HIV/AIDS and the practice of safer and high-risk behaviors. The report examines the high-risk and safer activities of individuals worldwide and the sociocultural and attitudinal factors that affect individual efforts at HIV prevention. It cites data that show global perceptions of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and the factors that affect the formulation of these perceptions and attitudes.

Sensibilisation au VIH/SIDA et Comportements

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This report discusses worldwide awareness of HIV and the practice of safer and high-risk behaviors. The report examines the high-risk and safer activities of individuals worldwide and the sociocultural and attitudinal factors that affect individual efforts at HIV prevention. It cites data that illuminates global perceptions of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and the factors that affect the formulation of these perceptions and attitudes.

Federal HIV/AIDS Spending: A Budget Chartbook, Fiscal Year 2002

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This fifth edition of the Federal Budget Chartbook provides a comprehensive overview of the most recent data on federal funding for HIV/AIDS by agency and major program and in the areas of care and assistance, research, prevention, and the international arena. It also includes data on spending trends since fiscal year 1995.

Corporate Update: AIDS Is Your Business

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This serial is a newsletter that reports on the corporate philantropic response to HIV in the United States and globally. This issue discusses the World Economic Forum's Global Health Initiative (GHI), the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation and Viacom's 'Know HIV/AIDS' global media campaign to combat HIV/AIDS, the Design Industries Fighting AIDS (DIFFA) program, the ways in which companies are helping to fund the fight against HIV/AIDS, and a report on the Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS (GBC).

[Case Study on Estimating HIV Infection in a Concentrated Epidemic: Lessons From Indonesia]

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This report discusses the process used in Indonesia to develop estimates of the number of people infected with HIV. The report discusses the reasons for making national estimates of HIV, the difficulty of making estimates when the disease is concentrated in specific populations whose behavior puts them at high risk of infection and transmission, and the challenges faced by Indonesia. It explains the process used to develop estimates, the ground rules, setting up the spreadsheets, and lessons learned.

Estudio de Caso Sobre la Estimacion de la Infeccion por el VIH en una Epidemia Concentrada: Ensenanzas de Indonesia

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This report discusses the process used in Indonesia to develop estimates of the number of people infected with HIV. The report discusses the reasons for making national estimates of HIV, the difficulty of making estimates when the disease is concentrated in specific populations whose behavior puts them at high risk of infection and transmission, and the challenges faced by Indonesia. It explains the process used to develop estimates, the ground rules, setting up the spreadsheets, and lessons learned.

Case Study on Estimating HIV Infection in a Concentrated Epidemic: Lessons From Indonesia

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This report discusses the process used in Indonesia to develop estimates of the number of persons with HIV. The report discusses the reasons for making national estimates of HIV, the difficulty of making estimates when the disease is concentrated in specific populations whose behavior puts them at high risk of infection and transmission, and the challenges faced by Indonesia. It explains the process used to develop estimates, the ground rules, setting up the spreadsheets, and lessons learned.

The Media and HIV/AIDS: Making a Difference

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This report discusses the role of the media in the war on the HIV/AIDS. The report describes the lack of knowledge about HIV/AIDS and HIV prevention in some countries, and how the media can work to publicize the facts about HIV/AIDS. It includes suggestions for ways the media can publicize the disease by giving by talking about it, creating a supportive and enabling environment, challenging stigma and discrimination, promoting HIV/AIDS services, and producing programs that educate and entertain.

Malaria and HIV Interactions and Their Implications for Public Health Policy: Report of a Technical Consultation Geneva, Switzerland 23-25 June 2004

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This report presents results of a meeting of international experts assessing the impact of interactions between malaria and HIV on the health of individuals infected with both diseases. Malaria and HIV can cause illness and death particularly in pregnant women and children. Coinfection with malaria and HIV is common in areas where the two diseases are found such as sub-Saharan Africa, South-East Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. Also certain population groups such as migrant workers and injecting drug users are at high risk for both diseases.

A Report of a Theological Workshop Focusing on HIV- and AIDS-related Stigma

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This report discusses an international workshop on HIV for academic theologians from different Christian traditions. Persons with HIV, clergy, and lay people working in the global and community level with HIV/AIDS also attended. The purpose of the workshop was to examine aspects of Christian theology that seems to endorse or foster stigmatizing attitudes toward persis with HIV and to explore Christian theology that might enable churches to develop more positive and loving attitudes. The workshop identified seven major theological themes that needed to be addressed.

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