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Institute for Family-Centered Care. n.d.. Focus group on ACTG 076: Summary report. Bethesda, MD: Institute for Family-Centered Care, 10 pp.

Annotation: This summary report is from a focus group convened to discuss issues related to the use of ACTG 076 to treat HIV-infected pregnant women. The chief issues covered are: women's attitudes about health care providers and the health care system; information and informed decision making; and counseling and testing. Implications, conclusions and recommended are included. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Institute for Patient and Family-Centered Care, 7900 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 405, Bethesda, MD 20814, Telephone: (301) 652-0281, ext. 16 Fax: (301) 652-0186 E-mail: institute@ipfcc.org Web Site: http://www.familycenteredcare.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Attitudes, Counseling, HIV, HIV infected patients, Pediatric HIV, Pregnant women, Testing, Treatment outcome, Treatment refusal

U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. 2017. HRSA oral health: Across the agency. Rockville, MD: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 4 pp.

Annotation: This document offers information about federal programs that provide funding to health centers, states, academic institutions, and other entities to recruit, train, and retain health professionals, including dentists and dental hygienists, in efforts to increase access to oral health care. The document also highlights program efforts to establish benchmarks for the nation’s oral health status and for oral health care and to ensure that oral health care is available to people living with HIV/AIDS; mothers, children, and adolescents, including those with special health care needs; and those who receive care at health centers.

Contact: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (888) 275-4772 Secondary Telephone: (877) 464-4772 Fax: (301) 443-1246 E-mail: ask@hrsa.gov Web Site: http://www.hrsa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Adolescents, Benchmarking, Children, Community health centers, Federal programs, HIV infected patients, Health care delivery, Health occupations, Health status, Low income groups, MCH services, Mothers, Oral health, Primary care, Quality assurance, Recruitment, Service integration, Special health care needs, State MCH programs, Training, Work force, Young adults

Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. 2012. The HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States. Washington, DC: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, 2 pp. (Fact sheet)

Annotation: This fact sheet presents an overview of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States, including trends over time, a current profile of AIDS cases, and the impact of the epidemic on particular populations. Statistical information is presented in figures throughout the fact sheet. The fact sheet concludes with a list of references.

Contact: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Washington, DC Office/Public Affairs Center, 1330 G Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (202) 347-5270 Fax: (202) 347-5274 E-mail: Web Site: http://www.kff.org/about/bjcc/bjcc_floor.cfm Available from the website.

Keywords: AIDS, HIV, HIV infected patients, Trends

Panel on Treatment of HIV-Infected Pregnant Women and Prevention of Perinatal Transmission. 2012. Recommendations for use of antiretroviral drugs in pregnant HIV-1-infected women for maternal health and interventions to reduce perinatal HIV transmission in the United States. Rockville, MD: AIDSinfo, 235 pp.

Annotation: These guidelines provide health professionals with information for discussion with HIV-infected pregnant women to enable the patient-health professional team to make informed decisions about the use of antiretroviral drugs during pregnancy and the use of elective Cesarean delivery to reduce perinatal HIV transmission. The recommendations in the guidelines are accompanied by discussion of various circumstances that commonly occur in clinical practice and the factors influencing treatment considerations. Topics include (1) lessons learns from clinical trials of antiretroviral interventions to reduce perinatal transmission of HIV, (2) preconception counseling and care for HIV-infected women of childbearing age, (3) antepartum care, (4) intrapartum care, (5) postpartum care, and (6) neonatal postnatal care.

Contact: AIDSinfo, P.O. Box 6303, Rockville, MD 20849-6303, Telephone: (800) 448-0440 Secondary Telephone: (888) 480-3739 Fax: (301) 315-2818 E-mail: ContactUs@aidsinfo.nih.gov Web Site: http://aidsinfo.nih.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Cesarean section, Counseling, Disease transmission, Guidelines, HIV infected patients, Pediatric HIV, Physician patient relations, Postnatal care, Postpartum care, Preconception care, Pregnant women, Prenatal care, Prevention, Treatment

U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. 2012. Healthy People 2020 webinar on transgender health. [Rockville, MD]: U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion,

Annotation: This webinar focuses on the new objective in Healthy People 2020's lesbian, gay, bisexual,and transgender topic area; transgender health; the development of gender identify; and health issues specific to transgender individuals. The webinar also discusses how the Affordable Care Act of 2010 affects individuals who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) and how the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion is working to including LGBT issues in its health research. Efforts to increase access to care and improve the health of individuals with HIV/AIDS are also discussed.

Contact: U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite LL100, Rockville, MD 20852, Fax: (240) 453-8282 E-mail: odphpinfo@hhs.gov Web Site: https://health.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: AIDS, Access to health care, Discrimination, Gender discrimination, HIV infected patients, Health insurance, Health promotion, Healthy People 2020, High risk groups, Homosexuality, Legislation, Prevention, Research, Sexual identity

U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. 2012. Reproductive and sexual health. [Rockville, MD]: U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, (Who's leading the leading health indicators webinar)

Annotation: This webcast is the sixth installment of the monthly "Who's Leading the Leading Health Indicators?" series. The series highlights organizations using evidence-based approaches to address a Healthy People 2020 leading health indicator (LHI) topic. The webcast provides information about reproductive and sexual health. The presenters explain the impact and cost of sexually transmitted diseases, indicators for reproductive and sexual health, HIV statistics, and federal actions.

Contact: U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite LL100, Rockville, MD 20852, Fax: (240) 453-8282 E-mail: odphpinfo@hhs.gov Web Site: https://health.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: AIDS, Adolescent health, Federal programs, HIV, HIV infected patients, Health promotion, Healthy People 2020, Prevention, Reproductive health, Sexually transmitted diseases, Statistical data, Women's health

Martens J, Thompson BK, eds. 2009. FIMR/HIV pilot project: Overview and lessons learned. [Omaha, NE]: CityMatCH, 45 pp.

Annotation: This report provides information about the FIMR/HIV Pilot Project (FHPP), the goal of which was to adapt the Fetal and Infant Mortality Review process in order to identify and address missed opportunities for perinatal HIV prevention and treatment in pilot sites. The report discusses perinatal HIV, the Fetal and Infant Mortality Review (FIMR), the FIMR/HIV prevention methodology, FHPP, and the experiences of three pilot sites (Baton Rouge, Louisianna; Detroit, Michigan; and Jacksonville, Florida).

Contact: CityMatCH, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, 982170 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198-2170, Telephone: (402) 552-9500 E-mail: citymch@unmc.edu Web Site: http://www.citymatch.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Community programs, Florida, HIV, HIV, HIV infected patients, HIV screening, Infant mortality, Louisiana, Michigan, Perinatal health, Pilot projects, Pregnancy, Prevention, Treatment

Bogart LM, Cowgill BO, Kennedy D, Ryan GW, Elijah J, Murphy DA, Schuster MA, Corona R, Beckett MK, Elliott MN, Zhou AJ, Parra MT, Park SK, Patch J, Kanouse DE, Morton SC, Bozette SA, Miu A, Scott, GB, Shapiro MF. 2009. How parental HIV affects children. Santa Monica, CA: Rand, 5 pp. (Research highlights)

Annotation: This report focuses on how parental HIV infection affects children. The report discusses the following topics: (1) how fear of transmission can limit parent-child interactions, (2) how stigma reduces parents' disclosure to children and limits children's opportunities for social support, (3) how loss of custody and lack of guardianship planning can lead to an unstable future, and (4) how interventions from common sources of support could help.

Contact: Rand Corporation, 1776 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90407-3208, Telephone: (310) 393-0411 Fax: 310-393-4818 E-mail: correspondence@rand.org Web Site: http://www.rand.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Child custody, Children, Family support, Guardianship, HIV, HIV infected patients, Intervention, Parent child relations, Parents, Social support

U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. [2001]. Assuring access to essential health care. [Rockville, MD]: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 32 pp.

Annotation: This report describes HRSA's participation in programs that help provide access to health care throughout the nation. It includes fiscal year appropriation information for programs to strengthen the health care safety net, improve care for people with HIV/AIDS, meet the needs of mothers and children, train a health care workforce for the 21st century, and assure quality care for all. The report also highlights specific HRSA-funded programs and initiatives that help the Agency meet its goals.

Contact: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (888) 275-4772 Secondary Telephone: (877) 464-4772 Fax: (301) 443-1246 E-mail: ask@hrsa.gov Web Site: http://www.hrsa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: AIDS, Access to health care, Cultural diversity, Federal programs, HIV infected patients, Health Resources and Services Administration, Health care delivery, MCH programs, Professional training, Quality assurance, Racial factors, Underserved communities

Kelly-Lewis J, ed. 1997. Change and challenge: MCH social workers make the difference. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina, College of Social Work, 116 pp.

Annotation: This conference aimed to provide continuing education to social workers and social work students. It focused on perspectives into MCH social work practice. The main topics were preventing violence in the community, innovative approaches to the changes in financing and delivery of care, becoming a supervisor, family preservation, and psychosocial challenges in serving women and children infected with HIV. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available from the website. Document Number: HRSA Info. Ctr. MCHJ094.

Keywords: Child welfare, Family preservation, HIV infected patients, Health care reform, MCH programs, Management, Public health, Social services, Social work, Social workers, Violence prevention

Ray K., Farley MS, Gray WT, Johnson G, Ray RD. 1997. Comprehensive services for HIV-infected pregnant women and their newborns: Seven case studies. Bethesda, MD: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Primary Health Care, 151 pp.

Annotation: This document identifies and discusses successful HIV program grantees that provide services to HIV-infected pregnant women and their newborns. Researchers have used a case study method to focus on programs that have in common coordinated, comprehensive, and quality patient care. These case studies identify models of effective care delivery and program components that could be replicated or adapted to other locations. References and the case study protocol are included at the end of the report.

Contact: HathiTrust Digital Library, University of Michigan, Telephone: (734) 764-8016 E-mail: hathitrust-info@umich.edu Web Site: https://www.hathitrust.org/digital_library Available from Hathitrust via participating libraries. Document Number: 99-0056-P.

Keywords: Barriers, Case management, Case studies, Community based services, Comprehensive care, Data collection, Early intervention, Evaluation, Family centered care, HIV infected patients, Health services delivery, High risk infants, High risk pregnancy, Interviews, Model programs, Multidisciplinary teams, Newborns

   

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.