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HIV/AIDS Information Resource

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Background/Overview

Basic Information

Facts/Data

Lessons/Activities

Posters

Teacher Resources

Testing

Updates

 

Background/Overview

Introduction

Background/Overview (Avert)

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) (Kaiser Family Foundation)

Timelines:

A 30 Year History of AIDS via ChronoZoom (The AIDS Memorial Quilt, The NAMES Project Foundation)

AIDS Retrospective Slideshow: A Pictorial Timeline of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic (WebMD)

Global HIV/AIDS Timeline (Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation)

HIV/AIDS Timeline (General Board of Global Ministries)

 

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Basic Information

Basic Information About HIV and AIDS (U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Glossary of Common HIV AIDS Terms (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific)

HIV and Treatment (AIDS Info)

HIV Life Cycle (AIDS InfoNet)

I Wanna Know! (American Social Health Assocation, ASHA)

Young People and HIV (Advocates for Youth)

Role of STD prevention and treatment in HIV prevention (U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

What is AIDS? (Avert)

What is HIV? (Avert)

 

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Facts/Data

(The facts/data listed here are the most current available.  We acknowledge the national and world data is atleast two years old, while Maine data is more current.)

Global data:

The Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic  (Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation)

U.S. Global Health Policy (Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation)

Worldwide HIV and AIDS Statitistics (AVERT)

United States:

New HIV Infections in the United States   (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Freeze Frame 2012: A Snapshot of American Teens  (National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy)

HIV and AIDS in America: A Snapshot   (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

HIV in the United States (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

NCHHSTP Atlas  (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention)

StateHealthFacts.org  (Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation)

The HIV/AIDS Epidemic in the United States (Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation)

Maine:

HIV and STD (Surveillance) Data in Maine  (HIV, STD and Viral Hepatitis Prog, MCDC)

Maine Integrated Youth Health Survey  (Maine departments of Education and Health and Human Services)

Selected Reportable Diseases in Maine, Year-to-Date  (Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention)

Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) Surveillance:

Middle School Trend Data (1997 - 2009)

High School Trend Data (1997 - 2009)

 

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Lessons/Activities

Resources for HIV and AIDS lessons and activities (Avert)

Games:

Topics:  AIDS, Sex Education, Pregnancy and Condom (Avert)

Interactive Sites:

FaceItFlorida.com  (Florida Dept. of Health)

 

MyLifeColorado.com  (Colorado Dept. of Public Health & Environment)

LGBTQ Resources:

Creating Safe Space for GLBTQ Youth:  A Toolkit (Advocates for Youth)

For Educators (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, GLSEN)

Sex, Etc Magazine--by teens, for teens (Answer, Rutgers University)

Quizzes:

Comix & Quizzes (Answer, Rutgers University)

Perception or Reality?  (HIV Prevention Education Program, MDOE)

Topics:  HIV and AIDS, Sex Education, Pregnancy and Condom (Avert)

Videos:

AIDS at 30: The U.S. Epidemic (Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation)

HIV Ends With Us (National Minority AIDS Council)

 

Let's Stop HIV Together (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Making AIDS History videos (amfAR)

Videos (from Avert)

Variety of short films (Scenarios USA)

World AIDS Day: Universal Access (Avert)

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Posters

Maine Teen Health poster (Family Planning Association of Maine)

Posters (World Aids Campaign)

Take the Lead on AIDS (Education International)

 

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Teacher Resources

AIDS Quilts in a digital patchwork (The AIDS Memorial Quilt, The NAMES Project Foundation)

Effective Sex Education (Advocates For Youth)

Gay and Bisexual Men's Health (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

HIV/AIDS Resources List (HIV, STD & Viral Hep Prog, DHHS)

HIV Prevention Curricular Trainings/Workshops (Maine Department of Education)

Hotlines and Websites for Teens (Maine Department of Education)

It's All One Curriculum (Population Council)

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Online Professional Development courses (Answer, Rutgers University)

Teens Wary of Internet for Sexual Health Information (Guttmacher Institute)

Web References for Sexual Health, by Catagory and Name (Maine Department of Education)

 

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Testing

HIV Testing in U.S. (The Henry Kaiser Family Foundation)

HIV Testing Sites in Maine (HIV, STD & Viral Hep Prog, DHHS)

Review of Rapid HIV Antibody Tests in PDF (Current Infectious Disease Reports, Current Science)

New Hope for Stopping HIV, Testing and Medical Care Saves Lives (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

 

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Updates

A New Type of Vaginal Microbicide (amfAR)

Antibody Kills 91% of HIV Strain (Wall Street Journal)

CDC's New High-Impact Approach to HIV Prevention Funding for Health Departments in PDF (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

CDC Statement on CAPRISA Microbicide Study Results (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) 

New Gel for Women Seen as Breakthrough in Blocking AIDS (Morning Sentinel)

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Among Young Adults (Child Trends)

Trends and Recent Estimates: Contraceptive Use Among U.S. Teens and Young Adults (Child Trends)

 

Revised:  1/14/13

 

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