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HIV/AIDS in Georgia

Two reports – “Survey of Georgia Residents on HIV/AIDS” and “Georgia’s Minority Health and Health Disparities Report – Facing a Crisis” – show the disproportionate impact HIV is having on minorities in Georgia, and important differences in how minorities view HIV/AIDS compared to whites. The reports were released at a…

Trends in U.S. Spending on HIV/AIDS

This policy brief provides an analysis of trends in U.S. federal spending on the HIV/AIDS epidemic since FY 1981, the year in which the epidemic began. To date, the U.S. government has invested more than $100 billion in combating the epidemic. Policy Brief: Other Reports in the Spending on the…

Health News Index – May/June 2003

Health News Index May/June, 2003 The Health News Index measures public attention to and knowledge about leading health stories covered in the news between May 1-30. The Health News Index is designed to help news media and people in the health field gain a better understanding of which health stories…

Sex on TV 3 Executive Summary

The third biennial Sex on Television 3: Content and Context study finds the amount of sex on television remains high, but TV sex is more likely than in previous years to include some reference to “safer” sex issues such as waiting to have sex, using protection, or the possible consequences…

Sex Education in America – Summary

A new project by National Public Radio, the Kaiser Family Foundation, and Harvard University's Kennedy School examines Americans' views on sex education in the nations public schools. The project reviews whether Americans think sex education should be taught in school, what kind of sex education should be taught, and surveys…

Survey of Americans on HIV/AIDS, Part One: Global HIV/AIDS – Summary and Chartpack

These survey findings of Americans’ views on global HIV/AIDS are part of Kaiser’s national “Survey of Americans on HIV/AIDS,” conducted in spring 2004. Other portions of the national survey will be released this summer. This portion of the survey explores such issues as foreign aid, general knowledge about the global…

Hollywood & Health: Health Content in Entertainment Television

While the American public obtains content in a multimedia environment ranging from so called old media like newspapers to new media like blogs and online social networks, television maintains the ability to reach millions of people with relative ease. Popular primetime television’s primary purpose is to entertain the audience, but…

Views on the U.S. Role in Global Health Update: Chartpack

This is a chartpack of a survey that builds on the Foundation’s previous survey work in measuring Americans’ attitudes toward U.S. global health investments and priorities. The survey tracks some questions that were asked earlier in 2009, and delves into some new questions about specific areas of global health spending…

The U.S. Global Health Initiative: Overview & Budget Analysis

In April 2010, the Foundation issued a policy brief examining key issues affecting the U.S. Global Health Initiative (GHI). This policy brief and chartpack provide a detailed breakdown of the U.S. budget for the global health programs in President Obama’s GHI, announced in May 2009. In addition, the regularly updated Budget…

The U.S. Global Health Initiative: Key Issues

This policy brief analyzes several key issues and questions on the Obama administration’s new U.S. Global Health Initiative (GHI), a proposed six-year effort building on existing disease-specific initiatives to combat HIV, tuberculosis and malaria, while increasing attention to other areas, including maternal and child health, family planning and reproductive health,…

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