Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment Toolkit


Welcome to the Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment Toolkit. The toolkit compiles evidence-based and promising models and resources to support organizations implementing HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment programs in rural communities across the United States.

The modules in the toolkit contain resources and information focused on developing, implementing, evaluating, and sustaining rural HIV/AIDS programs. There are more resources on general community health strategies available in the Rural Community Health Toolkit.


Module 1: Introduction
Overview of HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention in the U.S. and unique challenges that rural communities face.

Module 2: Program Models
Models for HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment programs.

Module 3: Program Clearinghouse
Examples of promising HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment programs that have been implemented in rural communities.

Module 4: Implementation
Important issues to consider and address when implementing a rural HIV/AIDS program.

Module 5: Evaluation
Tools that can help with the evaluation of an HIV/AIDS program.

Module 6: Sustainability
Resources to help with planning for the sustainability of an HIV/AIDS program.

Module 7: Dissemination
Ideas and resources for disseminating findings from an HIV/AIDS program.