This interactive session provides information about a unique government-community partnership, new multilingual hepatitis B educational resources, and local efforts to increase awareness and encourage hepatitis B testing. Panelists discuss outreach, screening, vaccination, and linkage to care strategies to address hepatitis B among high-risk populations in Philadelphia, Minneapolis, and other communities.
This website contains the data and results from the SHHPPS, a national survey periodically conducted to assess school health policies and practices at the state, district, school, and classroom levels for 2016.
The Call to Action proposes a set of recommendations to prevent new infections; reduce deaths and adverse health outcomes; address disparities; coordinate action among federal, state, and local agencies and health systems; and ultimately reduce health care costs.
This document describes the steps necessary to implement the shorter regimen and the new drugs for drug-resistant TB treatment, including diagnosis and bacterial confirmation of drug resistance, treatment regimen design, monitoring of treatment efficacy and safety, and programmatic evaluation.
HIV continues to be a serious threat to the health of the Hispanic/Latino community. In 2015, Hispanics/Latinos accounted for about one quarter of all new diagnoses of HIV in the United States, despite representing about 18% of the total US population.
In 2014, gay and bisexual men made up an estimated 2% of the U.S. population, but accounted for 70% of new HIV infections. Approximately 492,000 sexually active gay and bisexual men are at high risk for HIV.