This information sheet discusses how to prevent infection from viruses in blood or body fluids in a school setting. It explains how blood borne pathogens are not transmitted, and lists the precautions to be taken to prevent contact with blood or body fluids. It advises first attending to the injured person, then continues with how to clean up the blood or body fluids, how to bag and dispose of soiled clothes or waste, how to clean and disinfect environmental surfaces, and how the attending person should clean himself/herself.
This monograph provides information about HIV/AIDS in the form of responses to questions. The questions cover basic information and incidence/trends about HIV/AIDS including risk factors; statistics on persons with AIDS, where to find statistical data and status of the epidemic in New York State; transmission; testing; risk reduction; diagnosis and treatment; and children, adolescents, and young adults.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 funds for Notice of Funding Opportunity Announcement (NOFO) PS20-2003: STD/HIV Disease Intervention Training Centers (DITC). Purpose: The purpose of this NOFO is to strengthen capacity of local and state health departments to conduct STD/HIV intervention services.
EMPOWER is a five-year program with the goal of preventing new Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infections in targeted populations in PEPFAR priority districts in Malawi. EMPOWER will strive to increase use of proven, high impact, HIV prevention interventions by high-risk and underserved populations. A further objective is to identify undiagnosed HIV-infected persons (HIV case-finding) and link them to life-saving antiretroviral treatment (ART).
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is accepting applications for the fiscal year (FY) 2020 Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America — Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Parts A and B. The purpose of this program is to focus resources in 48 counties, Washington, D.C., San Juan, Puerto Rico, and seven states with substantial rural HIV burden (hereafter referred to as “jurisdictions”) to implement strategies, interventions, approaches, and core medical and support services to reduce new HIV infections in the United States.
The purpose of this FOA is to attract data and computational scientists to propose novel ways to integrate data of different types and scales to allow new types of analysis. It is expected that with the development and application of novel computational, bioinformatics, statistical, and analytical approaches, previously inaccessible insights will reveal new aspects of addiction biology.