New & Noteworthy

Interim Influenza Vaccination Recommendations, 2004–05 Influenza Season Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MMWR 2004;53:923-924.

Coverage of the 2004 IDSA Annual Meeting A report on a study demonstrating therapeutic concentrations of ARV drugs in breast milk and possible implications for conferring the protection of HIV infection to nursing babies and another report on prevention opportunities associated with the identification of acute HIV infection in STD clinics.

HIV Transmission and Prevention in Gay Men: Related Resources HIV InSite’s collection of material on HIV prevention interventions for gay men.

HIV/AIDS Basics Common questions about HIV and AIDS. Reviewed and expanded September 2004.

MSM, Sex, and Internet Chat Rooms: Epicenter of an Epidemic? HIV InSite roundtable discussing the increasing popularity of the Internet as a medium to meet sexual partners among men who have sex with men. Philip Huang, Jeff Klausner, MD, Deb Levine, Greg Rebchook, Frank Strona, and Mark Vogel (moderator). August 2004. [RealAudio with transcript]

HIV Prevention UNAIDS, July 6, 2004. [PDF, 109K] Also available in Spanish, French, and Russian.

Survey of Americans on HIV/AIDS – Part Two: HIV Testing Kaiser Family Foundation, June 15, 2004.

HIV Prevention in Era of Expanded Treatment Access Kaiser Family Foundation, June 10, 2004.

Senator Durbin Asks HHS Secretary Thompson for Explanation of Recent Grant Decisions for HIV Prevention AIDS Foundation of Chicago, June 9, 2004. Includes PDF of Sen. Durbin’s letter.

The Minority AIDS Initiative Regina Aragón, Jennifer Kates. Kaiser Family Foundation, June 2004. [PDF, 276K]

The World Health Report 2004: Changing History WHO, May 2004.

Effective Behavioral Interventions: Related Resources HIV InSite’s collection of material on HIV prevention interventions.

Broadening the HIV Prevention Landscape: 4th Annual CAPS Conference Selected presentations from the UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS). April 2004.

HIV/AIDS Anti-Stigma Initiative The initiative, funded by the Ford Foundation, is examining what is known about HIV/AIDS-related stigma through targeted anti-stigma programs implemented by five community-based organizations in the United States.

PANCEA is a 3-year NIH-funded research project designed to provide information to help increase the efficiency of HIV prevention programs. PANACEA operates in five countries. March 2004.

Integrating HIV Prevention into the Care of People with HIV Grant Colfax, MD, and Carol Dawson-Rose, RN, PhD, February 2004. New HIV InSite Knowledge Base chapter.