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New Factsheet: The Care and Prevention in the United States (CAPUS) Demonstration Project
The Care and Prevention in the United States (CAPUS) Demonstration Project is a 3-year cross-agency demonstration project led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The purpose of the project is to reduce HIV and AIDS-related morbidity and mortality among racial and ethnic minorities living in the United States.
MMWR: Geographic Differences in HIV Infection Among Hispanics or Latinos — 46 States and Puerto Rico, 2010
In the United States, Hispanics or Latinos are disproportionately affected by infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In 2010, new diagnoses of HIV infection among Hispanics or Latinos occurred at an annual rate that was 2.8 times that of non-Hispanic whites (20.4 versus 7.3 per 100,000 persons). To further assess HIV infection among Hispanics or Latinos in the United States, CDC analyzed the geographic distribution of new diagnoses in 2010 in 46 states and Puerto Rico and the characteristics of those diagnosed
New Report: HIV Testing at CDC-Funded Sites, United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, 2010
CDC-funded HIV testing services are monitored with data reported by grantees in through Annual Progress Reports (APRs) and at the individual test level through the National HIV Prevention Program Monitoring and Evaluation (NHME) system. These NHME data, which represent a subset of all HIV testing data reported in the APRs, are submitted to CDC in a standardized format. This report includes data from all health departments for five program announcements, but primarily focuses on NHME test-level data.