A national survey was conducted to (a) ascertain the status of HIV prevention among community-based organizations targeting APIs in the United States, (b) define technical assistance needs among these organizations, and (c) determine their involvement in the HIV community planning process.
Of the 80 surveys sent out, 49 (61%) completed responses were received.
Filipinos, Chinese, Vietnamese, Cambodians, and multiracials were the subpopulations targeted the most often, and, not surprising, Tagalog, Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Cambodian, Korean and Japanese were the Asian languages most widely in use.
Gay men, bisexual men, and youth were targeted most frequently by HIV prevention efforts.
Of all the largest ethnic subpopulations, Asian Indian is the only group with no community-based organization that exclusively targets them for HIV prevention.
More than 95% of respondents reported conducting some type of evaluation ; the size of the budget and organization often determined the evaluation strategies used.
Program development, staff development, and program evaluation were the most frequently reported areas of technical assistance requested.
A majority of the respondents (79%) reported being involved with the HIV prevention community planning process where APIs were represented on state/local community planning groups, they did not rate the performance of the community planning process highly. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : SIDA, Virose, Infection, Homme, Mâle, Homosexualité, Prévention, Asiatique, Iles Océan Pacifique, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Ethnie, Programme sanitaire, Budget, Personnel, Evaluation, Subvention, Immunopathologie, Immunodéficit, Planification, Santé communautaire
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Human, Male, Homosexuality, Prevention, Asiatic, Pacific Ocean Islands, United States, North America, America, Ethnic group, Sanitary program, Budget, Personnel, Evaluation, Subsidy, Immunopathology, Immune deficiency, Planning, Community health
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 98-0417275
Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 25/01/1999.