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Updates
Abstinence-Plus Programs for HIV Infection Prevention in High-Income Countries
Underhill K, Montgomery P, Operario D. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 1. January 23, 2008.
Effects of a Behavioral Intervention to Reduce Risk of Transmission among People Living with HIV: The Healthy Living Project Randomized Controlled Study
Healthy Living Project Team. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2007 Feb 1;44(2):213-21.
Related Knowledge Base Chapters
Integrating HIV Prevention into the Care of People with HIV
Grant Colfax, Carol Dawson-Rose, February 2004.
Counseling and Testing for HIV: Related Resources
Journal Articles
Impact of Stepping Stones on incidence of HIV and HSV-2 and sexual behaviour in rural South Africa: cluster randomized controlled trial
Jewkes R, Nduna M, Levin J, et al. BMJ. 2008;337:1-11. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Substance use, sexual risk, and violence: HIV prevention intervention with sex workers in Pretoria
Wechsberg WM, Luseno WK, Lam WK, Parry CD, Morojele NK. AIDS Behav. 2006 Mar;10(2):131-7. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Extended antiretroviral prophylaxis to reduce breast-milk HIV-1 transmission
Kumwenda NI, Hoover DR, Mofenson LM, et al. N Engl J Med. 2008 Jul 10;359(2):119-29. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Impact of five years of peer-mediated interventions on sexual behavior and sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers in Mombasa, Kenya
Luchters S, Chersich MF, Rinyiru A, Barasa MS, King'ola N, Mandaliya K, et al. BMC Pub Health. 2008 April 29;8(1):143. Epub. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Effectiveness of interventions for the prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in female sex workers in resource poor setting: a systematic review
Shahmanesh M, Patel V, Mabey D, Cowan F. Trop Med Int Health. 2008 May;13(5):659-79. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Evaluation of a prevention intervention to reduce HIV risk among Angolan soldiers
Bing EG, Cheng KG, Ortiz DJ, Ovalle-Bahamon E, Francisco E, Weiss RE, et al. AIDS Behav 2008;12:384-95. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
A novel economic intervention to reduce HIV risks among school-going AIDS orphans in rural Uganda
Ssewamala FM, Alicea S, Bannon WM Jr, Ismayilova L. J Adolesc Health 2008 Jan;42(1):102-4. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Randomised controlled trial of alternative male and female condom promotion strategies targeting sex workers in Madagascar
Hoke TH, Feldblum PJ, Damme KV, Nasution MD, Grey TW, Wong EL et al. Sex Transm Infect. 2007 Oct;83(6):448-53. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Impact of a community sexually transmitted infection/HIV intervention project on female sex workers in five border provinces of Vietnam
Thuong NV, Nghia KV, Hau TP, Long NT, VAN CTB, Duc BH, et al. Sex Transm Infect. 2007;83:376-382. No abstract available. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Sustained changes in sexual behavior by female sex workers after completion of a randomized HIV prevention trial
Ngugi EN, Chakkalackal M, Sharma A, Bukusi E, Njoroge B, Kimani J, et al. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2007 Aug 15;45(5):588-94. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Biological and behavioural impact of an adolescent sexual health intervention in Tanzania: a community-randomized trial
Ross DA, Changalucha J, Obasi AI, Todd J, Plummer ML, Cleophas-Mazige B, et al. AIDS. 2007 Sep 12;21(14):1943-55. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Effects of a Behavioral Intervention to Reduce Risk of Transmission among People Living with HIV: The Healthy Living Project Randomized Controlled Study
Healthy Living Project Team. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2007 Feb 1;44(2):213-21.
Best-Evidence Interventions: Findings From a Systematic Review of HIV Behavioral Interventions for US Populations at High Risk, 2000-2004
Lyles CM, Kay LS, Crepaz N, Herbst JH, Passin WF, Kim AS, Rama SM, Thadiparthi S, Deluca JB, Mullins MM. Am J Public Health. 2006 Nov 30; [Epub ahead of print].
Impact of a Social Influence Intervention on Condom Use and Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Establishment-Based Female Sex Workers in the Philippines: A Multilevel Analysis
Morisky DE, Stein JA, Chiao C, Ksobiech K, Malow R. Health Psychol. 2006 Sep;25(5):595-603. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Two- to sixfold decreased odds of HIV risk behavior associated with use of syringe exchange
Gibson DR, Brand R, Anderson K, Kahn JG, Perales D, Guydish J. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2002 Oct 1;31(2):237-42.
Guidelines and Best Practices
Implementing Effective Prevention Interventions for People Living with HIV: Strategies, Guidelines, & Practical Tools
California STD/HIV Prevention Training Center, October 2006. [PDF, 2.5MB]
Policy Reports, Papers, and Briefs
Evolution of HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs --- United States, 1981--2006
MMWR. 2006 June 55(21);597-603
Evidence for Action: Effectiveness of Community-Based Outreach in Preventing HIV/AIDS Among Injecting Drug Users
WHO, April 2004. [PDF, 325K]
Presentations, Interviews, and Roundtable Discussions
MSM, Sex, and Internet Chat Rooms: Epicenter of an Epidemic?
HIV InSite roundtable discussing the increasing popularity of the Internet as a medium to meet sexual partners among men who have sex with men. Philip Huang, Jeff Klausner, MD, Deb Levine, Greg Rebchook, Frank Strona, and Mark Vogel (moderator). August 2004. [RealAudio with transcript]
Research Summaries
Abstinence-Plus Programs for HIV Infection Prevention in High-Income Countries
Underhill K, Montgomery P, Operario D. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 1. January 23, 2008.
Effective methods to change sex-risk among drug users: a review of psychosocial interventions
van Empelen P, Kok G, van Kesteren NM, van den Borne B, Bos AE, Schaalma HP. Soc Sci Med. 2003 Nov;57(9):1593-608.
Provider Education and Training
National Network of STD/HIV Prevention Training Centers: Behavioral and Social Interventions Training
Courses are intended to assist a diverse audience of health professionals in public, private, and community sectors to develop skills and strategies to prevent or reduce behaviors that place persons at risk for STD or HIV infections. Site allows search by state for centers offering Behavioral Interventions Training.
Program Management Materials
Updated Compendium of Evidence-Based Interventions
The interventions available here were selected after strenuous efficacy review by the CDC to verify that they are supported by scientific evidence and are able to demonstrate a change in behavior. The CDC HIV/AIDS Prevention Research Synthesis Project. 1988-2005.
Replicating Effective Programs Plus (REPplus)
A source for effective behavioral interventions. In collaboration with the HIV/AIDS Prevention Research Synthesis Project and the Diffusion of Effective Behavioral Interventions (DEBI) Project, the Replicating Effective Programs (REP) Project seeks to translate research on effective interventions into program practice. REP works with researchers, in collaboration with community-based partners, to translate evidence-based interventions into clear and user-friendly program management materials.
Diffusion of Effective Behavioral Interventions
Designed to bring science-based, community-and group-level HIV prevention interventions to community-based service providers and state and local health departments; DEBI offers training and helps to coordinate technical assistance on science-based, effective interventions for HIV prevention (developed by REPplus).
Mpowerment Project
An evidence-based model HIV prevention program for young gay and bisexual men. From the UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies.
Patient and Community Education
We Know What Works in HIV Prevention -- Why Aren�t We Doing More of It?
Pamela DeCarlo, Thomas J. Coates. UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies.
Does HIV Needle Exchange Work?
Peter Lurie, Pamela DeCarlo. UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies.
Can Healthcare Workers Help in HIV Prevention?
Pamela DeCarlo, Barbara Gerbert. UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies.
How Does Mental Health Affect HIV Prevention?
Jim Dilley, Pamela Decarlo. UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies.
Links
Center on AIDS and Community Health
Helps communities create innovative programs and policies to improve public health.
Center for AIDS Prevention Studies
(CAPS) Prominent HIV prevention research institute at the University of California, San Francisco. The website offers fact sheets, model research interventions, guides to collaborative research, bibliographies, full text publications, and more.
Center for HIV Identification, Prevention, and Treatment Services
(CHIPTS) A collaboration of researchers from UCLA, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Friends Research Institute, and RAND. The site provides a wealth of instruments, intervention manuals related to HIV prevention among adolescents, and policy briefs.