HIV reporting

HIV reporting

Public health The reporting of a person's HIV status to state health authorities. See AIDS, HIV surveillance, Notifiable disease.
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Training sessions for local media on responsible HIV reporting and coverage are also being carried out.
Later, in a session with local media, medical experts urged that HIV reporting should be done in a humane and an empathetic manner.
Akanni in her paper entitled 'The role of Media in HIV/TB Response and Appropriate use of Language'' said that the use of language in HIV reporting was very critical.
Although acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) has been reportable in all jurisdictions since the early 1980s, confidential name-based HIV reporting was implemented over time in different jurisdictions.
Released in January by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the plan includes recommendations such as identifying providers serving American Indian and Alaska Native patients to encourage HIV reporting to state and local health departments and analyzing HIV data separately by race and ethnicity.
Yet, because of prior restrictions on HIV reporting and limited systematic linking of state TB and HIV surveillance systems, California has not been included in key national surveillance reports of HIV incidence (6) or death in persons with TB-HIV (7).
dependent areas with long-term, confidential, name-based HIV reporting. In 2006, the rate of new HIV infection for black women was nearly 15 times as high as that of white women and nearly four times that of Hispanic/Latin a women.
Any Part B grantees who currently have name-based HIV reporting systems, but that had not been collecting name-based HIV case counts long enough to include all cases, could face a reduction in fiscal year 2010 funding.
(The following bullets refer to the 33 states with long-term, confidential name-based HIV reporting. See the box, before the References section, for a list of the 33 states.)
The numbers come from a subset of 33 states with longstanding, name-based HIV reporting, says Jennifer Ruth, spokeswoman for the CDC's National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention.
State public health officials will take public comment in Eugene next month on proposed changes to the state's HIV reporting rules.