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HIV Transmission and Prevention in Native 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.
Journal Articles
HIV/AIDS, Substance Abuse, and Hepatitis Prevention Needs of Native Americans Living in Baltimore: in Their Own Words.
Mottet L and J M Ohle, AIDS Education and Prevention, December 2007;19(6):531-44.
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 and Native Americans
Miguelina Maldonado. National Minority AIDS Council, October 1999. [PDF, 119K]
Research Summaries
Research Brief: The Need for Historically Grounded HIV/AIDS Prevention Research among Native Americans.
Lowe J, Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. March-April 2007;18(2):15-7.
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]
Provider Education and Training
Clinician's Guide: Working with Native Americans Living with HIV
National Native American AIDS Prevention Center, 2002. [PDF, 333K]
HIV/AIDS Prevention, Early Intervention, and Health Promotion: A Self-Study Module for Health Care Providers Serving Native Americans
Mountain Plains AIDS Education and Training Center and National Native American AIDS Prevention Center, June 2001. [PDF, 967K]
Slide Sets
HIV/AIDS Surveillance by Race/Ethnicity
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, updated annually.
Program Management Materials
HIV Prevention Toolkit for Native Communities
Toolkit consisting of several training modules geared towards program/project coordinators and managers, health educators, social and health service providers, and grant writers working to prevent HIV/AIDS in Native communities. National Native American AIDS Prevention Center.
Patient and Community Education
What Are American Indian/ Alaskan Natives' (AI/AN) HIV Prevention Needs?
Fact sheet from UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS). En español.
Links
Advancing HIV/AIDS Prevention in Native Communities
Project of the Colorado State University. Provides capacity building assistance to native communities, tribal health departments, state health departments, and other CDC-funded organizations serving Native Americans.
American Indian Community House
A nonprofit organization serving the health, social service, and cultural needs of Native Americans residing in New York City, including HIV referral and case management services.
Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network
A nonprofit coalition of individuals and organizations which provides leadership, support, and advocacy for Aboriginal people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS, regardless of where they reside. Includes extensive list of resources in PDF format. Site in English and French.
Indigenous Peoples Task Force
A nonprofit whose mission is to provide HIV/AIDS prevention and education services to Native Americans and to provide direct services to Native Americans and their family members living with HIV. Formerly known as the Minnesota American Indian AIDS Task Force.
Indian Health Service - HIV/AIDS Program
(IHS) Comprehensive AIDS portal by an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that is responsible for providing federal health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives.
National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Resources from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the commemoration of National Native American AIDS Awareness Day.
National Native American AIDS Prevention Center
(NNAAPC) The mission is to address the impact of HIV/AIDS on American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians through culturally appropriate advocacy, research, education, and policy development in support of healthy indigenous people.
Project Red Talon
A project of the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, providing HIV/STD prevention education, training, technical assistance, capacity building, and resource materials to federally recognized American Indian tribes in the Pacific Northwest..