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
¿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.
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.
¿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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
What are Asian and Pacific Islanders’ HIV prevention needs?
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.
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.
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 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.
Instrument: HIV treatment adherence self-efficacy scale
Scoring: Included in article
Reliability or validity: Johnson MO, Neilands TB, Dilworth SE, Morin SF, Remien RH, Chesney MA. The Role of Self-Efficacy in HIV Treatment Adherence: Validation of the HIV
How does the Internet affect HIV prevention?
why the Internet?
The Internet has become a remarkable social networking tool where people who once were unlikely to meet in the physical world are now only a few key strokes away. It is not surprising that many persons with access to the Internet have used it to find love, companionship and sex.1 In fact, using the Internet to find sexual partners is a widespread practice among men and women of all ages.
¿Cuál es el efecto del consumo de metanfetamina en la prevención del VIH?
¿qué es la metanfetamina?
La metanfetamina (metanfeta meth en ingléstambién conocida como cristal, speed, Tina, hielo, tiza, vidrio) es un potente estimulante ilícito parecido a la anfetamina.