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Latino gay men in the US

The ever changing mosaic of Latino demographics in the US creates unique challenges to address health disparities of the population, especially when it comes to HIV prevention needs.

Latino gay men in the US

What are the HIV prevention needs of Latino gay men in the US? Fact Sheet 28, March 2012

Howdy, Partner! Using the PARTNER Tool to Track and Analyze Community Partnerships

A major challenge facing public health researchers and practitioners today is how to partner with other organizations, agencies, and groups to collaboratively address public health goals while effectively leveraging resources. The process by which organizations have engaged partners in collaboration has varied, with few ways to measure the success of these partnerships.

Community-Based Research Toolkit: Resources and Tools for Doing Research with Community for Social Change

The tools, templates and resources in this toolkit were compiled and developed by the CBR team at Access Alliance based on half a decade of implementing CBR projects. The CBR team at Access Alliance realized early on that having solid CBR training and tools was crucial to the success of its CBR projects. Thus, the team made it a priority to build CBR training and tools.

Hombres gays Latinos en los Estados Unidos

¿Qué necesitan los hombres Latinos gay para la prevención del VIH en EE.UU.? Hoja informativa 28, marzo del 2012 ¿Por qué enfocarnos en los hombres latinos gay? El panorama siempre cambiante de los antecedentes demográficos de los latinos radicados en EE.UU. nos plantea retos singulares para resolver las disparidades de salud de esta población, especialmente con respecto a sus necesidades de prevención del VIH.

Using Systems Thinking and Tools to Solve Public Health Problems

Public health researchers and practitioners often work to solve complex population and health issues, such as obesity and chronic disease, which are deeply embedded within the fabric of society. As such, the solutions often require intervention and engagement with key stakeholders and organizations across many levels ranging from local entities (schools, churches, and work environments) to regional systems (health departments and hospital networks) to entire countries (national agencies).

Examining the impact of the HIV-related state budget cuts: Comparing Alameda, Fresno, and Los Angeles Counties

Problem: During  the  summer  of  2009,  the  State  of  California  experienced  an  unprecedented  budget  crisis,  resulting  in  cuts  to  social  services  across  the  state.  Approximately  $85  million  was  eliminated  from the budget of the State Office of AIDS  (OA)  for  FY  2009‐2010,  about  half  of  the  allocation of $167 million in FY 2008‐2009.

Measuring Coalition Functioning: Refining Constructs Through Factor Analysis

Internal and external coalition functioning is an important predictor of coalition success that has been linked to perceived coalition effectiveness, coalition goal achievement, coalition ability to support evidence-based programs, and coalition sustainability. Understanding which aspects of coalition functioning best predict coalition success requires the development of valid measures of empirically unique coalition functioning constructs.

Spring 2011 [E-Newsletter]

In This Issue: California budget cuts Seroadaptation Kenya, China

Testing & link to care

Can HIV testing plus linking HIV+ people to care and treatment reduce HIV transmission? Why is this an important question? Despite major progress against HIV, 21% of HIV+ people in the US are unaware that they are positive1 and an estimated 33% of those who know they are HIV+ are not engaged in care and treatment for their infection.2 Another 38% of newly diagnosed HIV+ individuals test so late that they receive an AIDS diagnosis at the same time as,

Testing & link to care

Despite major progress against HIV, 21% of HIV+ people in the US are unaware that they are positive and an estimated 33% of those who know they are HIV+ are not engaged in care and treatment for their infection.Another 38% of newly diagnosed HIV+ individuals test so late that they receive an AIDS diagnosis at the same time as, or within one year of, learning they are positive. There were an estimated 56,300 new HIV infections per year between 1996 and 2006.

Hepatitis C

Can hepatitis C (HCV) transmission be prevented? Prepared by Alice Asher RN, MS, CNS and Kimberly Page PhD MPH Fact Sheet: 46 September 2010

Establecimientos de salud

¿Cómo puede integrarse la prevención del VIH en los establecimientos de atención de salud? ¿Por qué es importante la prevención de la infección por el VIH en los establecimientos de atención de salud? La prevención de la infección por el VIH es una parte importante de la atención de la salud de todas las personas.

Health care settings

How can HIV prevention be integrated into health care settings? Why is HIV prevention important in health care settings? HIV prevention is an important part of health care for all individuals. It is particularly key for those at risk of becoming infected, as well as for those who are already infected, who can then avoid transmitting HIV to others and stay healthy themselves.

Prevention in health care settings

How can HIV prevention be integrated into health care settings? Prepared by Carol Dawson-Rose RN PhD, Janet Myers PhD MPH, and Karen McCready MA; CAPS Fact Sheet 68, July 2010 Why is HIV prevention important in health care settings? HIV prevention is an important part of health care for all individuals.

Comprehensive Cancer Control Branch Program Evaluation Toolkit

This toolkit is a “how to” guide for planning and implementing evaluation activities in cancer prevention and control programs. The Comprehensive Cancer Control Branch (CCCB) is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Division of Cancer Prevention and Control (DCPC). CCCB developed this toolkit to help funded programs meet the evaluation requirements established for their cooperative agreements.