Tearing Down Fences: HIV/STD Prevention in Rural America

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dc.contributor.author William, Yarber
dc.date.accessioned 2021-05-14T17:55:37Z
dc.date.available 2021-05-14T17:55:37Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.citation Rural HIV/STD Prevention Work Group. Tearing Down Fences: HIV/STD Prevention in Rural America. Bloomington, IN: Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention, 2009. en_US
dc.identifier.uri Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10333/12861
dc.description.abstract This guide is the first to focus on HIV/STD prevention in rural communities. The document reflects the perspectives of the HIV/STD prevention specialists represented in the Rural HIV/STD Prevention Work Group as well as other selected rural HIV/STD professionals. Their experiences infuse this guide with ideas that serve as a starting point for prevention programming at the local level. Leaders in HIV/STD prevention in rural communities throughout the United States were identified and invited to a consultation meeting at Indiana University, Bloomington. This meeting of the Work Group was sponsored by the Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention at Indiana University, in collaboration with the document co-sponsors. At the meeting, the key HIV/STD leaders who comprised the Work Group identified important issues and essential prevention strategies unique to rural communities. Following the consultation meeting, the editors developed the text for the guidelines, bringing together the perspectives of the Work Group members. Finally, drafts of the document were sent to the Work Group and document co-sponsors for their review and input prior to publication of the final document. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Sponsor: Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention. Co-sponsors: National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors, National Association of People with AIDS, National Coalition of STD Directors, National Minority AIDS Council, National Rural Health Association en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject HIV/STD en_US
dc.subject guidelines en_US
dc.subject prevention en_US
dc.subject Rural communities en_US
dc.subject program development en_US
dc.subject local en_US
dc.title Tearing Down Fences: HIV/STD Prevention in Rural America en_US
dc.type Book 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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