Recent Reports on HIV/AIDS Funding, Nonconsensual Sex, Lack of Health Care Workers, PEPFAR, AIDS in Eurasia, Prevention Indicators in Calif.
- "U.S. Philanthropic Commitments for HIV/AIDS," Funders Concerned About AIDS: The report provides new and expanded data on foundation and corporate support for HIV/AIDS initiatives worldwide. In 2003, 170 U.S. grantmakers provided an estimated $394.5 million in HIV/AIDS-related grant commitments, representing a 31% increase over 2002 levels (FCAA report, March 2005).
Network, Family Health International: This issue of the bulletin examines how men, women and children are pressured into sexual relationships they do not want and how nonconsensual sex can contribute to the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (FHI, Network, June 2005).
- "AIDS and the Critical Lack of HIV-Trained Doctors and Healthcare Professionals Has Created a Weapons of Mass Destruction Scenario," Numedx: The Special Global Report examines the HIV/AIDS pandemic and the lack of health care professionals and urges the global community to take steps to address the shortage (Numedx Special Global Report, 6/14).
- "President Bush's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief: Compassionate Action Provides Hope Through Treatment Success," Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator: According to the fact sheet, PEPFAR had supported antiretroviral treatment for approximately 235,000 HIV-positive people through bilateral programs in its 15 focus countries as of March 31 (PEPFAR fact sheet, 6/13).
CommonHealth: The Spring 2005 issue of the American International Health Alliance journal focuses on the fight against HIV/AIDS in Eurasia and includes articles on funding, treatment and awareness in the region (CommonHealth, Spring 2005).
- "Monitoring and Surveillance of Trends Affecting HIV Prevention in California," California HIV Prevention Indicators Synthesis Project: The series of reports from the project, which is a collaboration of the California Department of Health Services Office of AIDS and the Universitywide AIDS Research Program, discusses indicators for monitoring and assessing progress toward HIV prevention in California and compiles and reports on the associated data (California HIV Prevention Indicators Synthesis Project reports, 6/16).