HIV/AIDS impacts numerous Californians. Useful information about HIV/AIDS prevention activities is available. As a Legislator, staffer or government worker who operates in the policy field you can find relevant and up-to-date information that can assist with planning effective and strategic policy for the future. Accessing these materials can help you make informed decisions about HIV/AIDS legislation.
You may benefit from the sections of the website:
Details are available about Community Planning and how it operates within Local Health Jurisdictions and communities throughout California. The primary goal of community planning is to ensure that HIV/AIDS prevention programs target the correct behavioral risk groups and implement appropriate interventions.
Information including HIV/AIDS, STDs and census data in statistical formats is presented. The focus is California data with some national materials from CDC also available. These data can be very helpful in developing public statements in regards to the epidemic and government response.
Change in risky behavior is an objective of prevention interventions. HIV/AIDS providers throughout California require evidence-based prevention interventions as part of the services and programs offered. An exclusive catalogue of interventions in the intervention selection tool allows providers to make a choice in selection of activities appropriate to behavioral risk groups in their jurisdiction. Check out the catalogue of interventions.
Evaluation is an essential component for successful prevention programs. Resources are available to assist California providers better understand evaluation and its role in HIV/AIDS prevention activities.
Opportunities for training in the prevention field are described and schedules posted.
Resources and Contacts
General resources and important contacts with government agencies are provided. You may find useful contacts for additional information.