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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: HIV and AIDS

Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment
Webinar presents the Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment Toolkit developed by NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis. Features examples of successful programs such as the Ursuline Sisters HIV/AIDS Ministry and the North Carolina Rurally Engaging and Assisting Clients who are HIV positive and Homeless (NC REACH) project.
Additional links: Audio Recording, PowerPoint Handout, Webinar Transcript
Date: 11/2017
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Making Connections: A Guide to Starting a Rural HIV Care Telemedicine Program
Overview of a program providing HIV care to rural Alabama that started as an in-person service in rural clinics and transitioned to a telemedicine program. Includes a 10 step road map for planning and implementing a telemedicine program. Covers considerations for program development including scheduling, service delivery, legal considerations, barriers and facilitators to planning, and technology. Free to download after registering name, organization, and email.
Date: 10/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: AIDS United
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Snapshot: Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Health
Fact sheet with statistics on uninsurance rates by ethnicity, health disparities by ethnicity, sex, and three types of cancer incidence rates, and rates of hepatitis B and HIV infection.
Date: 09/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum
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Ursuline Sisters HIV/AIDS Ministry
Video highlighting a faith-based HIV/AIDS program in northeast Ohio that provides support groups, an HIV clinic, children's programs, a food and household item pantry, a housing program, and a peer navigator program.
Date: 09/2017
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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HIV Testing Among Transgender Women and Men — 27 States and Guam, 2014-2015
Reports on HIV testing behaviors among transgender women, transgender men, gay and bisexual men, and heterosexual men and women. Includes metropolitan and nonmetro demographics for each group, and metro and nonmetro data on HIV testing for transgender men and women.
Author(s): Marc A. Pitasi, Emeka Oraka, Hollie Clark, Machell Town, Elizabeth A. DiNenno
Location: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 66(33), 883-887
Date: 08/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Health Care Access and Utilization Among Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Persons in the United States, 2014
Provides detailed statistics on healthcare access and utilization for the Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) population as a whole, as well as multiple- and single-race NHPI populations, with comparisons to other groups and to the U.S. population. Topics addressed include health insurance coverage, usual place of care, emergency department visits, delayed care due to cost, dentist visits, influenza and pneumococcal vaccination, and HIV screening.
Author(s): Carla E. Zelaya, Adena M. Galinsky, Catherine Simile, Patricia M. Barnes
Location: Vital Health Statistics, 3(41)
Date: 08/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics
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Diagnosed HIV Infection among Adults and Adolescents in Metropolitan Statistical Areas - United States and Puerto Rico, 2015
Presents data on HIV infection diagnoses in 2015 and the prevalence of adults and adolescents living with diagnosed HIV infection at year-end 2014 residing in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas in the United States and Puerto Rico. Nonmetropolitan data is included at the end of each table, after all the Metropolitan Statistical Areas are listed. Nonmetro data is available on HIV infection diagnoses in adults and adolescents by sex, sex and age, sex and race/ethnicity, sex and transmission category, and race/ethnicity and transmission category. Also includes mortality data by sex for nonmetropolitan areas.
Date: 05/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Preparing Family Physicians to Care for Underserved Populations: A Historical Perspective
Overview of family medicine residency models geared toward practice in rural and underserved urban areas. Also includes examination of behavioral science training and programs for the care of people with HIV and AIDS.
Author(s): Denise V. Rodgers, Andrea L. Wendling, George W. Saba, Megan Ruth Mahoney, Joedrecka S. Brown Speights
Location: Family Medicine, 49(4), 304-310
Date: 04/2017
Type: Document
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Living with HIV in Rural America – Stigma and Other Barriers to Care
A video presentation highlighting the differences in HIV Care Continuum outcomes for persons living with HIV (PLWH) in rural and non-rural areas of the U.S. and territories. Discusses the types of stigma encountered, and identifies ways to lessen the stigma for PLWH accessing treatment in rural areas of the U.S. Audio for webinar starts at the 6 minute mark.
Additional links: Presentation Slides
Author(s): John A. Nelson, Anna M. Kinder, Donna Sweet
Date: 01/2017
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Innovation in HIV Care
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HIV Surveillance in Urban and Nonurban Areas through 2016
Presentation slides providing HIV and AIDS statistics for metropolitan and nonmetro areas. Includes data by race/ethnicity and by region.
Date: 2017
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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