HIV/STD Prevention Guidelines for Native American Communities: American Indians, Alaska Natives, & Native Hawaiians

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dc.contributor.author William, Yarber
dc.date.accessioned 2021-05-14T17:45:51Z
dc.date.available 2021-05-14T17:45:51Z
dc.date.issued 2004
dc.identifier.citation Native Communities HIV/STD Prevention Guidelines Task Force. HIV/STD Prevention Guidelines for Native American Communities: American Indians, Alaska Natives, & Native Hawaiians. Bloomington, IN: Rural Center for HIV/STD Prevention; 2004. en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10333/12860
dc.description.abstract These guidelines represent the first national document for HIV/STD prevention among Native American communities. The goal in the development of these guidelines was to reflect the perspectives of a diverse group of HIV/STD preven-tion specialists in Native communities, which include American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians. Leaders in HIV/STD prevention in Native communities were identified and invited to a consultation meeting at Indiana University, Bloomington, in August 2002. This meeting was sponsored by the Rural Center for HIV/STD Prevention, Indiana University, Bloomington, in collaboration with the National Native American AIDS Prevention Center, Oakland, California. These key leaders comprised the Guidelines Task Force. In response to the increasing threat of HIV/STD among Native communities, the task force members identified essential components of preventive strategies unique to their communities. These valuable contributions are the components of the guidelines. Following the consultation meeting, the editors developed the text for the guidelines, bringing together the voices of the Guidelines Task Force members. Finally, the material produced by the editors was approved by the Guidelines Task Force members. These guidelines provide a framework to create HIV/STD prevention programs tailored to Native American persons, reflecting the unique culture of Native com-munities. The guidelines provide a starting point for program development at the local level. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention National Native American AIDS Prevention Center en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Indiana University Printing Services en_US
dc.subject HIV/STD en_US
dc.subject guidelines en_US
dc.subject prevention en_US
dc.subject Native American en_US
dc.subject American Indians en_US
dc.subject Alaska Natives en_US
dc.subject Native Hawaiians en_US
dc.subject framework en_US
dc.subject program development en_US
dc.subject local en_US
dc.title HIV/STD Prevention Guidelines for Native American Communities: American Indians, Alaska Natives, & Native Hawaiians en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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  • Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention [2]
    Founded in 1994, the Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention (RCAP) promotes HIV/STD prevention in rural America to reduce HIV/STD prevalence.

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