1. BESAFE Cultural Competency Model for HIV/AIDS Patients

    From the Target Center, Tools for the Ryan White Community, BESAFE is a framework that uses culturally pluralistic content and perspectives based on these six core elements: Barriers to Care, Ethics, Sensitivity of the Provider, Assessment, Facts, and Encounters. The BESAFE series includes guides and promising practices that address cultural...
  2. PHAT Life: Effective HIV Intervention for Youth in the Criminal Justice System

    Annually, over 1 million youth are involved in the American juvenile justice system. They experience more mental illness, substance abuse, and sexually transmitted infections than their non-adjudicated peers. However, few evidence-based interventions exist to address these problems. Led by Geri Donenberg, Ph.D., University of Illinois, Chicago (UIC), a randomized trial called PHAT...
  3. Resources for National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2018 (March 20)

    National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NNHAAD) is a national mobilization effort designed to encourage Natives (American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians) across the United States and Territorial Areas to get educated, get tested, get involved in prevention and get treated for HIV and AIDS. HIV awareness and consistent, widespread access...
  4. 2018 County Health Rankings

    The 2018 County Health Rankings are now available on the County Health Rankings and Roadmaps (CHR&R) website. See how healthy your community is, and check out the new data, tools, and resources to help you improve health and equity in your community. Ver medidas de salud de la comunidad en español....
  5. Community-Based Health Literacy Interventions

    In its landmark report, Health Literacy: A Prescription to End Confusion, the Institute of Medicine noted that there are 90 million adults in the United States with limited health literacy who cannot fully benefit from what the health and health care systems have to offer. Since the release of that...
  6. La’au Lapa’au: Preserving Ancient Hawaiian Healing Practices

    Laʻau lapaʻau is a traditional medical practice, as defined by the World Health Organization: “Traditional Medicine is the sum total of the knowledge, skills, and practices based on the theories, beliefs, and experiences indigenous to different cultures, whether explicable or not, used in the maintenance of health as well as in the...
  7. National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (Feb 26 – Mar 4, 2018)

    The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is the largest nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders. NEDA supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care. In the United States, 20 million women...