This information sheet discusses two successful prevention campaigns in Oregon and Alaska. Oregon’s syphilis prevention campaign SyphAware provided ads that were placed on buses, trains and light rail cars around Portland. Alaska’s Wrap It Up campaign to curb high chlamydia rates was targeted to teens and young adults.
This fact sheet summarizes the link between HIV and substance abuse in the U.S. The report then summarizes the most commonly used substances and HIV risk, as well prevention challenges and how CDC is enhancing its prevention methods.
The objective of this presentation is to list and describe the mechanisms of AIDS-associated malignancies, identify and describe oncoviruses seen in the setting of HIV infection, describe the 3 AIDS-defining malignancies, and to develop a basic cancer therapy plan for patients with AIDS-defining malignancies.
This training toolkit is intended to focus on building the capacity of health care workers at the primary and secondary level to address and manage TB in children through the objectives of: 1) increasing the detection of TB in children with TB in the community, 2) improving the management of children with TB, 3) increase implementation of child contact screening and preventative therapy, and 4) provide accurate data on childhood TB for better monitoring and evaluation.
2016 is the first year of implementation of the WHO End TB Strategy in the context of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Agenda, both of which include the aim of ending the TB epidemic. To support the work ahead, the World Health Organization’s Global TB Programme has developed operational guidance, The Essentials, for effective adaptation and implementation of the new Strategy. The Essentials provides in-depth explanations of the vision, goal, targets, and milestones of the End TB Strategy, as well as key indicators to measure progress.
These modules are designed for health care workers and provide TB programmatic information. Module 6 provides information on managing patients and improving adherence. Module 8 provides information on conducting TB contact investigations.
Key messages of this presentation include 1) eliminating TB in the U.S. requires expanding testing and treatment of LTBI; 2) the CDC and USPSTF recommend testing populations that are at increased risk for TB infection; and 3) clinicians, health care agencies, and community organizations, especially those serving at-risk populations, have a critical role in TB elimination.