AIDS and STBBI Resources

This section of the site provides quick access to case studies and helpful on-line social marketing resources for reducing the spread of AIDS and other sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBIs). We welcome suggestions for additional case studies and resources

 

Latest News

July 5, 2014

Thanks to funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada, we have added five new case studies and their examples have been integrated into our Planning Guide and Tools of Change sections. Let us know what you think.


May 7, 2012

We have added six new AIDS-related resources this past year. 


January 2012

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) released its Atlas, a new tool that will allow users to create maps, charts, and tables using HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB surveillance data. It has also published a basic guide to the cost-effectiveness analysis of prevention interventions for HIV infection and AIDS.

 

Most Recent Aids Case Studies

Drama Downunder  Health

The light-hearted Drama Downunder campaign increased access to diagnosis, treatment and care of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), improved HIV/STI awareness and knowledge, and minimized the transmission and morbidity of STIs in gay and other homosexually active men.

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HoMBReS  Health

HoMBRes—Hombres Manteniendo Bienestar y Relaciones Saludables (Men Maintaining Wellness and Healthy Relationships)—is a sexual risk reduction intervention designed to reduce HIV and STD infection among recently arrived, non-English speaking Latino men in rural central North Carolina. Developed using community–based participatory research (CBPR), HoMBReS includes the systematic selection, training, and ongoing support of Latino men to serve as lay health advisers.

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The Healthy Penis Campaign  Health

The Healthy Penis was a humor-based campaign that increased syphilis testing and awareness among gay and bisexual men in San Francisco.

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Malawi’s BRIDGE Project  Health

BRIDGE was a 6-year behavior change HIV prevention project implemented in Malawi from 2003 to 2009 by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs (CCP), in partnership with a number of Malawi-based organizations, and with funding from USAID.

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Chlamydia Outreach Advice Screening and Treatment (COAST)  Health

COAST’s “upstream” changes made Chlamydia testing, notification and treatment more attractive, thereby increasing testing rates remarkably over the long term.

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AIDS Peer Education Program  Health

The goal of this peer education program is to reduce the incidence of sexually transmitted diseases (STD) and AIDS among teenagers, by the postponement of sexual involvement or by condom use. A group of trained students (ages 15-16) creates skits, videos, games and posters, then makes presentations for their younger peers (ages 12-15).

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Most Recent Aids Resources

Program Impact Attribution  EnvironmentHealthSafety

This document looks at the some options for assessing what portion of any measured behavior changes resulted from your program and what portion resulted from other influences. These options can also be used to attribute the affects of your program on a wide range of related variables such as resources used, pollutants released, accident rates and health status.

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Program Impact Attribution  EnvironmentHealthSafety

This document looks at the some options for assessing what portion of any measured behavior changes resulted from your program and what portion resulted from other influences. These options can also be used to attribute the affects of your program on a wide range of related variables such as resources used, pollutants released, accident rates and health status.

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Strategic Roles for Health Communication in Combination HIV Prevention and Care Programs  Health

This special issue of JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes is devoted to health communication and its role in and impact on HIV prevention and care.  

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Structural Interventions, HIV Prevention and Public Health: Descriptive summary of selected literature  Health

Includes sections on cultural, demographic and socioeconomic factors; legal / ethical issues; and populations /settings.

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Planning Effective Health Communication Campaigns for Gay Men  Health

Contains sections on forming a planning team, audience selection and segmentation, objectives, channels, partners, and message development and pre-testing

Includes worksheets

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EPPI-Centre  EnvironmentHealthSafety

Contains reviews of research evidence on interventions related to active transportation (walking and cycling), rod safety, physical activity, heart health (cardiovascular disease), HIV / AIDS, nutrition, obesity, tobacco (smoking), conflict resolution, crime, education, and employment.

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Health-Evidence.ca  EnvironmentHealthSafety

A free, searchable online registry of systematic reviews on the effectiveness of public health and health promotion interventions. The content has been quality rated. Bilingual (English and French).

Topics include: AIDS, environmental health, fitness, injury prevention, nutrition, safety, cycling, walking, water quality

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Photoshare  EnvironmentHealth

Provides images related to AIDS / HIV, environment (especially agriculture, environmental protection and water) maternal and child health

Includes over 17,000 images available free-of-charge upon request for non-profit use promoting international health and development

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Media / Materials Clearinghouse  EnvironmentHealthSafety

An international clearinghouse for those with an interest in health communication materials: pamphlets, posters, audiotapes, videos, training materials, job aids, electronic media and other media/materials designed to promote public health.

Materials are available for a wide range of heath issues including: AIDS (and also condom use, HIV and safer sex), asthma, automobiles, diet, fitness, nutrition (also child nutrition and infant nutrition), physical abuse, psychological abuse and sexual harassment (bullying), tobacco use, traffic safety, transportation, waste management, water (quality, storage, supply, treatment) and wildlife

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CDC Public Health Image Library  EnvironmentHealth

Provides photographs, illustrations and multimedia files, with image collections for environmental health, natural disasters, anatomy, biological sciences, heart health, nutrition, chemicals and drugs, diseases (including AIDS) and organisms.

Most of the images in the collection are in the public domain and are thus free of any copyright restrictions.

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U.S. HIV/AIDS Atlas  Health

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) publish an Atlas that will allow users to create maps, charts, and tables using HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB surveillance data.

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Basic Guide to the Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Prevention Interventions for HIV Infection and AIDS  Health

This guide consists of two sections. The first section introduces the basic concept of cost-effectiveness analysis. The second section provides the sources of basic model inputs commonly used in the literature. Significant publications in the field and other related sources are also provided at the end.

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Communications Initiative  EnvironmentHealth

An online space for sharing the experiences of, and building bridges between, the people and organizations engaged in or supporting communication as a fundamental strategy for economic and social development and change

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Cases in Public Health Communication and marketing  Health

This free, open access journal publishes case studies in public health communication and marketing. They publish peer-reviewed, commissioned and sponsored cases that have the potential to teach and improve the practice of public health. Each case describes a public health program - or some aspect of a public health program - that is based at least in part on communication or marketing methods.

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Spare Change  Health

This blog covers living (physical activity, fitness), AIDS, nutrition, obesity and tobacco.

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