The following posting appears on the BHIC blog. You can find this article online at: http://nnlm.gov/mcr/bhic?p=10419. As always, a special thanks go to Siobhan Champ-Blackwell for her thorough coverage of world-wide health care issues.
Global HIV Tutorial
Kim Boortz, policy analyst for the Kaiser Family Foundation, presents an overview of the global HIV/AIDS epidemic and the latest in data and trends. This narrated slide tutorial covers HIV/AIDS prevalence around the world and addresses the issue of access to Antiretroviral Treatment (ART) and prevention services in parts of the world. Key issues and challenges in addressing the global epidemic as well as global health funding are also discussed.
HIV Reference Libraries
Global HIV Reference Library http://www.kaiseredu.org/topics_reflib.asp?rID=1&parentid=64&id=126
Domestic HIV Reference Library http://www.kaiseredu.org/topics_reflib.asp?rID=1&parentid=64&id=127
These updated reference libraries include new resources along with background information on the disease including links to an extended list of articles focusing on cost and financing. Resources on prevention services and treatment are also provided.