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Sex Workers

are sex workers at risk for HIV? Sex workers in the US may be at risk for HIV depending on the conditions of their workplace.

Mujeres

¿Qué necesitan las mujeres en la prevención del VIH en EEUU? ¿corren riesgo de contraer el VIH? Sí. El VIH afecta a cada vez más mujeres y muchachas en EEUU. En 1985, las mujeres componían el sólo el 8 % de los casos de SIDA en EEUU, en comparación con el 27 % en el año 2005.

Woman

What are US women’s HIV prevention needs? are women at risk? Yes. HIV is taking an increasing toll on women and girls in the US. In 1985, women comprised 8% of all AIDS cases in the US, while by 2005, women made up 27% of all AIDS cases. In 2005, women accounted for 30% of all new HIV infections. Of these, 60% occurred among African Americans, 19% among Whites, 19% among Hispanics, and 1% each among Asian/Pacific Islanders and American Indian/Alaska Natives.

China MSM Stigma Scale

Instrument: China MSM stigma scale Scoring: Included in article. Reliability or validity: Neilands TB, Steward WT, Choi K-H.

India HIV-Related Stigma Scales

Instrument: India HIV-related stigma scales Scoring: Included in article. Reliability or validity: Steward WT, Herek GM, Ramakrishna J, Bharat S, Chandy S, Wrubel J, Ekstrand ML.

Modified Schedule of Sexist Events (SSE-LM)

Instrument: SSE-LM Scoring: Included in article Reliability or validity: Bowleg L, Neilands TB, Choi K-H. Evaluating the Validity and Reliability of a Modified Schedule of Sexist Events: Implications fo

Evaluación

¿Cómo ayuda la evaluación en la prevención del VIH? ¿qué es la evaluación? La mayoría de los proveedores de servicios de prevención del VIH realizan actividades periódicas de evaluación y recolección de datos, aunque tal vez no consideren que sea una evaluación.

Evaluation

How does evaluation help in HIV prevention? what is evaluation? Most HIV prevention service providers conduct evaluation and data collection activities on a regular basis, although they may not consider it evaluation. Writing case notes during a prevention case management session, discussing client feedback on program services, watching needle exchange in action, taking notes at staff meetings: these are all examples of “informal” data collection that happen every day.

Revelación del estatus de VIH

¿Cuál es el efecto de la revelación del estatus de VIH en la prevención del VIH? ¿por qué es importante en el VIH? La revelación de la condición de ser VIH+ es un asunto complejo, delicado y muy personal. Se trata de hablar sobre una enfermedad estigmatizada, transmisible y potencialmente mortal.

HIV prevention for women visiting their incarcerated partners: the HOME Project

CAPS and Centerforce, a community-based organization that has been providing services to prisoners and their families for thirty years, have been collaborating since 1993 to design and evaluate HIV prevention interventions for incarcerated men and their female partners.

Disclosure

How does disclosure affect HIV prevention? why is disclosure important in HIV? Disclosure of HIV+ status is a complex, difficult and very personal matter. Disclosing one’s HIV+ status entails communication about a potentially life threatening, stigmatized and transmissible illness.

Disclosure

Disclosure of HIV+ status is a complex, difficult and very personal matter. Disclosing one’s HIV+ status entails communication about a potentially life threatening, stigmatized and transmissible illness. Choices people make about this are not only personal but vary across different age groups, in different situations and contexts, and with different partners, and may change with time, depending on one’s experiences.

Revelación del estatus de VIH

La revelación de la condición de ser VIH+ es un asunto complejo, delicado y muy personal. Se trata de hablar sobre una enfermedad estigmatizada, transmisible y potencialmente mortal. Las decisiones al respecto no sólo son personales sino que varían según la edad, la situación, el contexto y la pareja, y pueden cambiar durante el transcurso del tiempo y según las experiencias de la persona.

The CHANGES Project: Coping Effectiveness Training for HIV+ gay men

HIV+ persons confront a unique set of challenges and chronic stressors, including stigmatization, alienation from family and friends, complex treatment regimens, and, often, debilitating side effects as they attempt to manage the psychologic and physiological consequences of their condition. For persons living with HIV, elevated distress and low social support take on added importance because they can accelerate disease progression.

Asian and Pacific Islanders (APIs)

What are Asian and Pacific Islanders’ HIV prevention needs? revised 5/07 are APIs at risk? Asians and Pacific Islanders (APIs) are one of the fastest growing ethnic populations in the United States.1 It is projected that by 2050, APIs together will comprise 8% of the total US population, or 34 million persons.1,2 Asians and Pacific Islanders are extremely diverse and represent 49 different ethnic groups and over 100 languages.

Asiáticos y Isleños del Pacífico

¿Qué necesitan los asiáticos e isleños del Pacífico para prevenir el VIH? revisado 12/07

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What works best in HIV prevention globally? what does HIV look like internationally? With 39 million people living with HIV worldwide, the HIV/AIDS epidemic threatens every aspect of global economic development.1,2 In 2005, over 4 million people were newly infected with HIV, and almost 3 million died of an AIDS-related illness. HIV/AIDS is among the top 10 causes of death in developing countries, and the leading cause of death in Sub-Saharan Africa. Although Sub-Sah

Attitudes and Risk Behavior for Healthcare Providers and Their HIV+ Patients

These instruments were used with the EPPEC Project. Instruments: Patient assessment Provider assessment

Enhancing Prevention with Positives Evaluation Center (EPPEC)

NOTE: This study has ended. The Enhancing Prevention with Positives Evaluation Center (EPPEC) is a technical assistance and evaluation center for 15 demonstration sites funded by the Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS) program of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

Healthy Living Project

Healthy Living is a 3-module/15-session intervention that is delivered one-on-one to people living with HIV. Each of the 3 modules consists of 5 sessions, and each is designed to improve quality of life in a different broad area of health: physical, mental, and sexual.