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U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. 2016. Women's preventive services: Required health plan coverage guidelines. [Rockville, MD]: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration,

Annotation: This website provides information about required health plan coverage guidelines for women's preventive services under the Affordable Care Act. It includes a table listing type of preventive service, guidelines for health insurance coverage, and frequency of coverage. Preventive service types listed include well-woman visits, gestational diabetes screening, human papillomavirus testing, counseling for sexually transmitted infections, counseling and screening for human immune-deficiency virus, contraceptive methods and counseling, and screening and counseling for interpersonal and domestic violence.

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: Contraception, Counseling, Domestic violence, Gestational diabetes, HIV screening, Health care reform, Health insurance, Health services, Human papillomavirus, Interpersonal violence, Legislation, Prevention, Reproductive health, Screening, Sexually transmitted infections, Testing, Women's health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2016. Winnable battles final report. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 40 pp.

Annotation: This report describes public health priorities with large-scale impact on health, known effective strategies to address them, and progress towards meeting targeted goals. Contents include visual representations of progress and data trends, as well as summaries of federal contributions associated with each of the following topic areas: tobacco; nutrition, physical activity, and obesity; food safety; health care-associated infections; motor vehicle injuries; adolescent pregnancy; and HIV.

Contact: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent pregnancy, Food safety, Goals, HIV, Health, Infections, Motor vehicle safety, Nutrition, Obesity, Physical activity, Prevention, Tobacco use, Treatments, Trends

Ranji U. 2011. Reproductive health care policy for women in the United States. [Menlo Park, CA]: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation,

Annotation: This online tutorial discusses major trends in reproductive health for women. Topics include contraception and family planning; sexually transmitted infections and HIV/AIDS; adolescents and reproductive health; pregnancy and childbirth; paying for maternity care; unintended pregnancy; trends in abortion; access and financing for abortion services; infertility and assistive reproductive technology; and health insurance coverage, preventive services, pregnancy-related services, and abortion policy as they relate to the Affordable Care Act.

Contact: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, Telephone: (650) 854-9400 Secondary Telephone: (202) 347-5270 Fax: (650) 854-4800 Web Site: http://www.kff.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Adolescent health, Adolescent pregnancy, Adolescent sexuality, Childbirth, Contraception, Costs, Family planning, Financing, HIV infection, Health care reform, Health insurance, Health services, Legislation, Pregnancy, Prevention, Reproductive health, Sexually transmitted diseases, Trends, Unwanted pregnancy, Women's health

Wood SF, Dor A, Gee RE, Harms A, Maurey DR, Rosenabum S, Tan E. 2009. Women's health and health care reform: The economic burden of disease in women. [Washington, DC]: George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services and Jacob's Institute of Women's Health, 34 pp.

Annotation: This report identifies the prevalence, major health disparities, costs of care, and available preventive health care services in health care settings for women. The report outlines the economic underpinnings of disease and chronic conditions and the economic costs to the health care system and to the U.S. economy of chronic illness in women. The report presents the study methods and findings on chronic diseases and conditions as well as health behaviors and risks.

Contact: Jacobs Institute of Women's Health, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, 2021 K Street, N.W., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20006, Telephone: (202) 994-4184 Fax: (202) 994-4040 E-mail: whieditor@gwu.edu Web Site: http://www.jiwh.org Available from the website.

Keywords: AIDS, Breast cancer, Cervical cancer, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Diabetes, HIV infection, Health behavior, Health care costs, Health services delivery, Mental health, Obesity, Osteoporosis, Prevention, Risk factors, Sexually transmitted diseases, Smoking, Women's health

March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation. 2008. Sexually transmitted infections in pregnancy. [White Plains, NY]: March of Dimes, (Preconception risk reduction)

Annotation: This fact sheet provides information about sexually transmitted infections (STIs) during pregnancy. The fact sheet offers background information and information on the risks posed by such infections. Specific information is presented on chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, bacterial vaginosis, trichonomoniasis, genital herpes, genital warts, and HIV. Information on how a woman can protect her infant from STIs is also presented. References are included.

Contact: March of Dimes, 1275 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605, Telephone: (914) 997-4488 Secondary Telephone: Web Site: http://www.marchofdimes.com Available from the website.

Keywords: Bacterial infections, Chlamydia infections, Gonorrhea, HIV, Herpes genitalis, Human papillomavirus, Infant health, Pregnancy, Sexually transmitted diseases, Women's health

National Abandoned Infants Assistance Resource Center. 2007. Assessing and supporting parenting in families affected by substance abuse and HIV. Berkeley, CA: National Abandoned Infants Assistance Resource Center, 64 pp. (Lessons learned from Abandoned Infants Assistance Projects)

Annotation: This guidebook aims to provide practitioners and administrators with guidance in assessing, supporting, and strengthening parenting skills and parent-child relationships among families affected by substance abuse or HIV and AIDS. Specifically, the guidebook identifies some of the parenting-related challenges facing this population. It provides tips on building relationships with clients, assessing parenting skills and parent-child relationships, and implementing parenting intervention and safety planning strategies. The guidebook also addresses staffing for home-based, supportive interventions and strategies for working with child protective services. Throughout the document, parent quotations and program examples illustrate many key points. The document concludes with an annotated list of assessment tools and parenting curricula.

Contact: National Abandoned Infants Assistance Resource Center, Center for Child & Youth Policy , University of California, Berkeley, 1950 Addison Street, Suite 104, , Berkeley, CA 94720-7402, Telephone: (510) 643-8390 Fax: (510) 643-7019 E-mail: aia@berkeley.edu Web Site: http://aia.berkeley.edu/ Available from the website.

Keywords: AIDS, Assessment, Families, Family support, HIV infection, Intervention, Parent child relations, Parent support services, Parenting, Parenting skills, Parents, Safety, Substance abuse

Arkansas Department of Health. 2007. Progressing toward a healthier Arkansas... Healthy People 2010 health status report. Little Rock, AR: Arkansas Department of Health, 34 pp.

Annotation: This report provides insights into health disparities within the state of Arkansas. The report discusses access to care; cancer; diabetes; family planning, heart disease, HIV infection; injury; maternal, infant, and child health; nutrition; physical activity; tobacco use; and patterns and trends in disparities. For each topic area, key indicators are presented, along with the national target and the current status of whites, blacks, and Latinos for that topic area. Also included is a summary of current efforts of programs within the Arkansas Department of Health to address disparities within each topic area. The report concludes with a general summary including an overall picture of disparities and a brief discussion of trends.

Contact: Arkansas Department of Health, 4815 West Markham Street, Little Rock, AR 72205, Telephone: (501) 661-2000 Secondary Telephone: (800) 462-0599 Web Site: http://www.healthy.arkansas.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Arkansas, Cancer, Child health, Diabetes, Family planning, HIV infection, Healthy People 2010, Heart disease, Infant health, Maternal health, Nutrition, Physical activity, Racial factors, Smoking, State programs, Trends

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Contraception and Reproductive Health Branch. 2004. Contraception and Reproductive Health Branch, NICHD: Report to the NACHHD Council. Bethesda, MD: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 37 pp.

Annotation: This report highlights the scientific activities and achievements of the Contraception and Reproductive Health Branch (CRHB) since 1999. CRHB is part of the Center for Population Research within the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. The report notes progress in five program areas, lists goals for these areas, and projects future directions for CRHB. The five program areas are (1) contraceptive research and development, (2) contraceptive and reproductive evaluation, (3) prevention of HIV, AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections, (4) selected reproductive and gynecologic health issues, and (5) research training. Statistical information is presented in figures and tables at the end of the report. The report includes two appendices: CRHB personnel and activities and CRHB-sponsored conferences and workshops, 2000-2003.

Contact: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Information Resource Center, P.O. Box 3006, Rockville, MD 20847, Telephone: (800) 370-2943 Secondary Telephone: Fax: (866) 760-5947 E-mail: NICHDInformationResourceCenter@mail.nih.gov Web Site: http://www.nichd.nih.gov

Keywords: AIDS, Contraception, Federal agencies, Gynecology, HIV infection, Reproduction, Research, Sexually transmitted diseases, Training, Women's health

Movement Strategy Center, Young Wisdom Project. 2004. Making space, making change: Profiles of youth-led and youth-driven organizations. [Oakland, CA]: Young Wisdom Project, Movement Strategy Center, 79 pp.

Annotation: This report provides background on youth-led organizations and highlights five youth-led social justice efforts, describing the lessons they have learned and the tools they have developed. The organizations are: (1) Youth Organizations United (HIV education and reproductive health policy), (2) Lummi CEDAR Project (respecting traditional values, building intergenerational bridges, and supporting youth-led community organizing, (3) Kids As Self Advocates (educating about youth with disabilities), (4) About Face Youth Theater (empowering lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth and their allies), and (5) National Conference for Community and Justice (fighting bias, bigotry, and racism).

Keywords: Adolescent attitudes, Adolescent sexuality, Adolescents, Adolescents with special health care needs, Advocacy, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Collaboration, Community organizations, Community programs, Education, HIV infection, Leadership, Moral values, Participation, Public policy, Racism, Reproductive health, Social change, Social values, Young adults

Gay and Lesbian Medical Association. 2001. Healthy People 2010: Companion document for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) health. San Francisco, CA: Gay and Lesbian Medical Association, 481 pp.

Annotation: This document contains most of the existing quantitative and qualitative research and information specific to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) health in the areas defined and discusses the overall health issues of LGBT people. The document describes barriers LGBT people face and recommends changes that will facilitate success in overcoming them. Topics covered include access to quality health care services, cancer, educational and community-based programs, health communication, HIV/AIDS, immunization and infectious diseases, mental health and mental disorders, nutrition and weight, public health infrastructure, sexually transmitted diseases, substance abuse, tobacco use, and violence prevention. The document includes five appendices that contain recommendations, acronyms, LGBT definitions, resources, and contributors.

Contact: Gay and Lesbian Medical Association, 459 Fulton Street, Suite 107, San Francisco, CA 94102, Telephone: (415) 255-4547 Fax: (415) 255-4784 E-mail: info@glma.org Web Site: http://www.glma.org Available from the website.

Keywords: AIDS, Access to health care, Barriers, Cancer, Communicable diseases, Community based services, Community programs, Educational programs, HIV, Health, Healthy People 2010, Homosexuality, Infections, Mental disorders, Mental health, Nutrition, Public health, Research, Sexuality, Sexually transmitted diseases, Substance abuse, Tobacco use, Violence prevention, Weight management

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HIV/AIDS Prevention Research Synthesis Project. 2001. Compendium of HIV prevention interventions with evidence of effectiveness. (Rev. ed.). Atlanta, GA: Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention - Intervention Research and Support, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, ca. 60 pp.

Annotation: This compendium summarizes studies about intervention programs with evidence of successfully reducing sex- and/or drug-related risks, and rates of HIV and STD infections. Interventions are outlined in the following categories: drug users, heterosexual adults, men who have sex with men, and youth. Each entry provides a description of the program and information on the intervention goal and setting, population, comparison condition, behavioral findings, and program contacts. An intervention checklist listing elements of successful programs is provided for local programs to use in rating their own interventions. Appendix A describes in detail the criteria used to select the interventions. Appendix B contains source citations and supplemental references for the 24 intervention studies described in the compendium.

Contact: National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/nchhstp Available from the website.

Keywords: AIDS, Disease prevention, Evidence based medicine, HIV, Health education, Infection control, Program descriptions, Risk taking, Sexual partners, Sexually transmitted diseases

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. 2000. Health disparities: Bridging the gap. Rockville, MD: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 43 pp. (From cells to selves)

Annotation: This report discusses the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development's (NICHD's) efforts to bridge the health disparities gap. The report discusses NICHD's health disparities plan as well as NICHD's unique perspectives in health disparities for the following areas: infant and maternal mortality and morbidity; reproductive health; HIV/AIDS -- targeting women and teens; early antecedents of disparities in disease and growth; early antecedents of child well-being and adverse behaviors; school readiness; cognitive and behavioral development; restoring function and preventing disability; training and career development; and outreach to communities and their institutions. For each area, the report presents facts, information on current outreach, and future goals/objectives. The report includes a roster of advisors.

Contact: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Information Resource Center, P.O. Box 3006, Rockville, MD 20847, Telephone: (800) 370-2943 Secondary Telephone: Fax: (866) 760-5947 E-mail: NICHDInformationResourceCenter@mail.nih.gov Web Site: http://www.nichd.nih.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: AIDS, Adolescent behavior, Adolescent health, Careers, Child behavior, Child development, Child health, Cognitive development, Communities, Early childhood development, Early intervention, HIV infection, Infant health, Infant morbidity, Infant mortality, Maternal health, Maternal morbidity, Maternal mortality, Minority groups, Outreach, Reproductive health, School readiness, Training

Maki G. 1993 (ca.). New York City Pediatric HIV Comprehensive Center [Final report]. Albany, NY: New York State Department of Health,

Annotation: The goal of this project was to enhance and coordinate comprehensive, family-centered, community-based health and human services for HIV-infected children, youth, women, and families. This project: (1) Coordinated public and private planning and provision of comprehensive, family-centered care to HIV-infected women, children, and youth; (2) addressed significant policy issues and advocated for change; (3) integrated family members in planning and program implementation; (4) fostered foundation/corporate support as well as Medicaid and Ryan White funds for services to the target populations; (5) conducted special studies of policy, service, and research significance; and (6) provided technical assistance to the two service consortia. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: AIDS, HIV Infection

Oliva G. 1989 (ca.). Comprehensive Model for Preventing Perinatal HIV Infection: Implementing Guidelines and Systems Development [Final report]. San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Department of Health, 347 pp.

Annotation: In order to prevent perinatally-acquired HIV infection, this project planned to: maximize the health care status of mothers and babies at risk; expand the capacity of the health care and social service delivery system; and develop a model of perinatal AIDS prevention, education, and care. An inclusive advisory committee structure was established which developed guidelines and protocols which serve all health care and social service providers in the county. The project established a data collection system to monitor the progress of the epidemic in women and children. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB91-225516.

Keywords: AIDS, Education of Health Professionals, HIV Infection, Heroin Addicts, Mothers, Pregnant Women, Women

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Secretary's Work Group on Pediatric HIV Infection and Disease. 1988. Final report: Secretary's Work Group on Pediatric HIV Infection and Disease. Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, 92 pp.

Annotation: This report describes the needs of the pediatric population with respect to HIV infection and AIDS and offers recommendations for addressing them. The report covers issues in research, care, financing, and prevention;

Contact: U.S. Government Publishing Office, 732 North Capitol Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20401, Telephone: (202) 512-1800 Secondary Telephone: (866) 512-1800 Fax: (202) 512-2104 E-mail: contactcenter@gpo.gov Web Site: http://www.gpo.gov Available from Hathitrust via participating libraries. Document Number: NIH 89-3063.

Keywords: HIV infection, Pediatric AIDS

   

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.