TITLE

The Magnitude of Key HIV Prevention Challenges in the United States: Implications for a New National HIV Prevention Plan

AUTHOR(S)
Holtgrave, David R.; McGuire, Jean Flatley; Milan Jr, Jesse
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
American Journal of Public Health;Jul2007, Vol. 97 Issue 7, p1163
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has undertaken an advisory process to update its national HIV prevention plan. We offer observations on the magnitude of HIV prevention challenges in the United States and reflect on how these challenges might influence the structure of a new HIV prevention plan. We recommend a plan structure that (1) is based on fundamental principles of prevention, (2) enables accountability and midcourse correction, and (3) if achieved, would result in historic changes in the US HIV epidemic. The recommended plan structure would differentially prioritize serostatus determination and prevention and care interventions for people living with HIV while retaining goals directed at high-risk HIV-negative and general population members. (Am J Public Health. 2007;97:11631167. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2006. 095182)
ACCESSION #
25743562

 

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