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HIV Transmission and Prevention in Asian and Pacific Islander Americans: Related Resources
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Updates
Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MMWR 2006; 55(RR14);1-17. Modified CDC recommendations advocate expanded routine testing for HIV infection.
Systematic Review of Behavioral Prevention Interventions to Prevent HIV Infection in Communities of Color
Lynae A. Darbes, Gail E. Kennedy, George W. Rutherford. Cochrane Collaborative Review Group on HIV/AIDS. Reviews the 15 studies that met the criteria of highest methodological quality, each of which are also organized by chart in the appendices. [PDF, 459K]
Guidelines and Best Practices
Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MMWR 2006; 55(RR14);1-17. Modified CDC recommendations advocate expanded routine testing for HIV infection.
Policy Reports, Papers, and Briefs
The Minority AIDS Initiative
Regina Aragón, Jennifer Kates. Kaiser Family Foundation, June 2004. [PDF, 276K]
Communities of Color and HIV/AIDS
AIDS Action Policy Facts, January 2002. [PDF, 28K]
HIV/AIDS & Asians and Pacific Islanders
Miguelina Maldonado. National Minority AIDS Council, October 1999. [PDF, 232K]
Research Summaries
Systematic Review of Behavioral Prevention Interventions to Prevent HIV Infection in Communities of Color
Lynae A. Darbes, Gail E. Kennedy, George W. Rutherford. Cochrane Collaborative Review Group on HIV/AIDS. Reviews the 15 studies that met the criteria of highest methodological quality, each of which are also organized by chart in the appendices. [PDF, 459K]
Slide Sets
HIV/AIDS Surveillance by Race/Ethnicity
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, updated annually.
Patient and Community Education
What Are Asian and Pacifc Islander HIV Prevention Needs?
Fact sheet from UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS).
Links
Organizations and Programs
AIDS Services in Asian Communities
Nonprofit organization dedicated to providing culturally sensitive and language appropriate HIV-related services to Asians and Pacific Islanders and their partners, friends, family members, and service providers in the Philadelphia area.
Asian and Pacific Islander Coalition on HIV/AIDS
Provides HIV/AIDS related services, education, and research to Asian and Pacific Islander Communities in New York City.
Asian Community AIDS Services
Offers HIV/AIDS treatment information in several Asian languages.
API Wellness Center: Community HIV/AIDS Services
The goal of this center in San Francisco is to educate, support, empower and advocate for Asian and Pacific Islander communities -- particularly Asian and Pacific Islanders living with, or at-risk for HIV/AIDS.
Gay Asian Pacific Alliance
An organization dedicated to furthering the interests of gay and bisexual Asian/Pacific Islanders by creating awareness, by developing a positive collective identity and by establishing a supportive community in San Francisco.
Khush
A listserv for gay, lesbian, bisexual South Asians and their friends.
Southeast Asia AIDS/HIV Information
Includes safer sex information in Southeast Asian languages.
Trikone
A non-profit organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender South Asians.
Young Asian Men's Study
Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS) at UCSF. This study is a federally-funded research project designed to evaluate the effects of a community-level intervention aimed at promoting safer sex behavior among young Asian and Pacific Islander (API) men who have sex with other men (MSM) aged 15-25.
Other Resources
AIDS Services in Asian Communities
Nonprofit organization dedicated to providing culturally sensitive and language appropriate HIV-related services to Asians and Pacific Islanders and their partners, friends, family members, and service providers in the Philadelphia area.
Asian and Pacific Islander Coalition on HIV/AIDS
Provides HIV/AIDS related services, education, and research to Asian and Pacific Islander Communities in New York City.
Asian Community AIDS Services
Offers HIV/AIDS treatment information in several Asian languages.
API Wellness Center: Community HIV/AIDS Services
The goal of this center in San Francisco is to educate, support, empower and advocate for Asian and Pacific Islander communities -- particularly Asian and Pacific Islanders living with, or at-risk for HIV/AIDS.
Gay Asian Pacific Alliance
An organization dedicated to furthering the interests of gay and bisexual Asian/Pacific Islanders by creating awareness, by developing a positive collective identity and by establishing a supportive community in San Francisco.
Khush
A listserv for gay, lesbian, bisexual South Asians and their friends.
Southeast Asia AIDS/HIV Information
Includes safer sex information in Southeast Asian languages.
Trikone
A non-profit organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender South Asians.
Young Asian Men's Study
Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS) at UCSF. This study is a federally-funded research project designed to evaluate the effects of a community-level intervention aimed at promoting safer sex behavior among young Asian and Pacific Islander (API) men who have sex with other men (MSM) aged 15-25.