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HIV/AIDS Work Group on Health Care Access issues for Hispanic Americans

HIV/AIDS Work Group on Health Care Access issues for Hispanic Americans

Work Group #2, access to Ryan White services by Hispanic Americans : December 15-16, 1991.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Service [sic], Public Health Service, Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Health Services [sic] Development in [Rockville, Md.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Patients -- Services for -- United States -- Congresses.,
  • Hispanic Americans -- Medical care -- United States -- Congresses.,
  • Federal aid to community health services -- United States -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesHIV AIDS Work Group on Health Care Access issues for Hispanic Americans., Work Group #2, access to Ryan White services by Hispanic Americans, December 15-16, 1991.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesDHHS publication -- no. (HRSA RD-SP) 93-8.
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Health Resources Development (1990- )
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. ;
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17752028M

    ). HIV/AIDS leads to financial, resource and income impoverishment (Barnett & Whiteside, ), and puts severe strain on individuals and households. The psychological stress that is a direct consequence of the impact of HIV/AIDS on individuals and families can compromise school.   I have been with Hispanic AIDS Forum for about 13 years. Can you tell me a little bit about how the Hispanic AIDS Forum got started? The organization started as a forum -- a group of health care professionals and some local politicians -- concerned that the HIV epidemic would likely spread into the Latino community.

      Differences in health outcomes like these can reflect a number of underlying factors, including biological factors or environmental exposures; social, economic, and cultural contexts; and access to quality health care. When these differences adversely affect disadvantaged populations, they are known as health disparities.   Hispanic Americans tend to involve family members (including a wide extended family network) in health care decisions. Additionally, they expect treatment providers to be warm and friendly and to inquire about their well-being and the well-being of their family. 7 Sensing that providers don’t appreciate the current family dynamic may be off.

      Overall, the age-adjusted death rate from HIV infection is the lowest since This reflects the impact of powerful new anti-HIV drugs, and increased access to health care for those living with HIV/AIDS. However, transmission of the disease continues, and effective prevention efforts are still crucially important, as is the search for a vaccine. This month, the Ethnicity and Health in America Series will be raising public awareness about substance abuse and addiction among Hispanic-Latino Americans. We are featuring the work of José Szapocznik, a clinical psychologist and one of the nation's leading family therapists specializing in Hispanic families. 1 "Behavioral Health Equity.


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HIV/AIDS Work Group on Health Care Access issues for Hispanic Americans Download PDF EPUB FB2

Hispanic health is often shaped by factors such as language/cultural barriers, lack of access to preventive care, and the lack of health insurance. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has cited some of the leading causes of illness and death among Hispanics, which include heart disease, cancer, unintentional injuries (accidents.

Get this from a library. HIV/AIDS Work Group on Health Care Access Issues for Hispanic Americans: Work Group #2, access to Ryan White services by Hispanic Americans: December[HIV/AIDS Work Group on Health Care Access Issues for Hispanic Americans; United States.

Bureau of Health Resources Development ()]. Hispanic Americans accounted for 20% of all HIV infection cases in Hispanic males are 3 times as likely to have either HIV infection or AIDS as compared to white males.

Hispanic. Socioeconomic Factors and HIV. Socioeconomic factors and health care access can be a major barrier to testing for HIV among OHW. This group of women is more likely to have lower levels of income and education than do women in other ethnic groups (American Cancer Society, ; Burkman et al., ; Stein, Fox, & Murata, ; U.S.

Department of Health and Human Services, ).Cited by: 3. The poverty rate among African Americans is high. The socioeconomic issues associated with poverty—including limited access to high-quality health care, housing, and HIV prevention education—directly and indirectly increase the risk for HIV infection and affect the health of people living with and at risk for factors may explain why African Americans have worse outcomes on.

HIV care continuum, a series of steps from the time a person receives an HIV diagnosis through the successful treatment of their infection with HIV medications. While care outcomes among Hispanic/Latino MSM are generally better than those among black MSM, they are lower than those for white MSM – especially on the.

This infographic provides data on the current status of health and health care for Hispanics, including measures of their health coverage, health access and use, and health outcomes. percent of Hispanics had health care coverage in compared with percent white non-Hispanic Americans.

17 percent of Hispanics had government health insurance coverage in   While Mexicans remain the largest U.S. Latino immigrant group, shifts in immigration patterns over the past decade indicate steep increases in Latino immigrants of Caribbean and Central and South American origin arriving in the U.S.

Health disparities (e.g., alcohol liver disease, HIV/AIDS, obesity, and mental health) impact Latinos in the U.S. In many ways, African-Americans have been hit harder by HIV than any other racial or ethnic group in the United States.

A larger portion of this community gets AIDS diagnoses and has HIV-related. However, there is also evidence that racial differences remain among older adults in access to health services (Gornick, ). Table shows the level of health care coverage for black, white, and Hispanic older adults (National Center for Health Statistics, ).

HIV/AIDS in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities. HIV awareness and consistent, widespread access to stigma-free HIV testing is especially important in our communities, because as many as 34% of the American Indian and Alaska Native people living with HIV infection do not know it.

The AIDS epidemic, caused by HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), found its way to the United States as early asbut was first noticed after doctors discovered clusters of Kaposi's sarcoma and pneumocystis pneumonia in gay men in Los Angeles, New York City, and San Francisco in Treatment of HIV/AIDS is primarily via a "drug cocktail" of antiretroviral drugs, and education programs.

We know that too few African Americans living with HIV are receiving HIV care and achieving and maintaining a suppressed viral load.

The latest CDC data indicate that only 59% of African Americans living with HIV received HIV medical care in with fewer (only 46%) retained in care, and even fewer still (43%) achieving a suppressed viral load. contribution to universal access to HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support services as agreed on by the mem-ber states of the United Nations.

They replace HIV/AIDS Treatment and Care: WHO protocols for CIS countries () and have been specifically developed for the entire WHO European Region. Together, the 13 protocols represent a com. Health Resources and Services Administration. HIV/AIDS Work Group on Health Care Access Issues for Gay and Bisexual Men of Color.

Washington, DC: US Department of Health and Human Services,   Introduction. HIV/AIDS has claimed more deaths worldwide (WHO). With the highest percentage of people with HIV/AIDS living in sub‐Saharan Africa, South Africa has been named the epicentre of HIV/AIDS (Health Systems Trust).The advent of antiretroviral (ARV) treatment even with its limitations to slow the progression of the disease rather than cure has prolonged the life of affected.

Minority HIV/AIDS Fund. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Minority HIV/AIDS Fund is transforming HIV prevention, care, and treatment for communities of color by bringing federal, state, and community organizations together to design and test innovative solutions that address critical emerging needs and by working to improve.

One more positive area was improvements in HIV/AIDS. The data showed an 80 percent drop in HIV deaths among to year-old African-Americans from to HIV and AIDS have become major threats in the Latino community, a community that has been disadvantaged even prior to AIDS due to minority status, economic disparities, and language barriers.

HIV presents a particular threat to Latinos because of certain cultural issues that make HIV. The AIDS Crisis Hasn't Ended In The Black And Latino Communities: Shots - Health News HIV rates in the U.S. have been dropping for about a decade. But African-American and Latino men who have sex.The provider can share with the Hispanic community not only general information about HIV/AIDS, but also information about end-of-life issues, palliative care and the role of hospice.

Education can also be enhanced by identifying members of the community living with HIV/AIDS to serve as role models to share their own experiences with the illness.The HIV case rate perpopulation decreased from perin to perin ; Rates among Blacks decreased from perin to perin