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Handbook of Economic Evaluation of HIV Prevention Programs

  • David R. Holtgrave

Part of the AIDS Prevention and Mental Health book series (APMH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Kathryn A. Phillips, Anne Haddix, David R. Holtgrave
    Pages 1-12
  3. Steven D. Pinkerton, Paul R. Abramson
    Pages 13-32
  4. Steven D. Pinkerton, David R. Holtgrave
    Pages 33-43
  5. Michael D. Sweat, Julie Denison
    Pages 103-117
  6. David R. Holtgrave, Steven D. Pinkerton
    Pages 119-126
  7. A. David Paltiel, Aaron A. Stinnett
    Pages 135-152
  8. Beth Weinstein, Richard L. Melchreit
    Pages 153-162
  9. Anna Fay Williams, Charles Begley, Andrew Fourney, Paul Masotti, Ana Johnson Masotti
    Pages 163-175
  10. Edward C. Norton, Robert F. Martin, Wendee M. Wechsberg
    Pages 195-209
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 217-281

About this book

Introduction

If resources for HIV prevention efforts were truly unlimited, then this book would be en­ tirely unnecessary. In a world with limitless support for HIV prevention activities, one would simply implement all effective (or potentially effective) programs without regard to expense. We would do everything useful to prevent the further spread of the virus that has already claimed hundreds of thousands of lives in the United States and millions of lives worldwide. Unfortunately, funding for HIV prevention programs is limited. Even though the amount of available funding may seem quite large (especially in the United States), it is still fixed and not sufficient to meet all needs for such programs. This was very well illustrated in the summer of 1997 when over 500 community-based organizations applied for a combined total of $18 million of HIV prevention funding from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Less than one-fifth ofthese organizations received support via this funding mechanism. Hence, although $18 million may seem like a large amount of money at first blush, it is not enough to meet all of the prevention needs that could be addressed by these community-based organizations.

Keywords

HIV HIV infection HIV prevention prevention screening

Editors and affiliations

  • David R. Holtgrave
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Center for AIDS Intervention Research (CAIR), Medical College of WisconsinMedical College of WisconsinMilwaukeeUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4899-1878-9
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1998
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4899-1880-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4899-1878-9
  • Series Print ISSN 1566-0761
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