Comprehensive Risk Counseling and Services This Web site provide information to CBOs and health departments that are or will be implementing CRCS (formerly known as Prevention Case Management or PCM) – an intensive, individual level, client-centered risk reduction intervention for people at high risk for HIV infection or transmission.
HIV Prevention Among Injection Drug Users Injection drug use is important in the transmission of blood borne infections (particularly HIV and hepatitis B and C). This program provides access to materials and resources developed to assist HIV prevention providers working with IDUs and their sex partners.
HIV Prevention in the Third Decade (CDC) This report documents the activities of the CDC’s efforts to combat and prevent HIV/AIDS over the last two decades, present the epidemic as it currently is, and puts forth future actions for two sections of the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention: Surveillance and Epidemiology, and Intervention Research and Support.
One Test. Two Lives. Prenatal HIV Screening Campaign (CDC) The One Test. Two Lives. campaign focuses on ensuring that all women are tested for HIV early in their pregnancy and provides quick access to a variety of resources for providers and materials for their patients to help encourage universal voluntary prenatal testing for HIV.
FEDERAL HIV/AIDS PREVENTION EDUCATION
HIV-prevention strategies are key to stopping the epidemic in the United States. The following links provide information on Federal programs that support HIV-prevention education.
CDC HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs As a part of its overall public health mission, CDC provides leadership in helping control the HIV/AIDS epidemic by working with community, state, national, and international partners in surveillance, research, and prevention and evaluation activities.
Act Against AIDS Campaign This multifaceted, five-year education and prevention campaign was created to promote HIV prevention and was launched in 2009. The goal of the Campaign is to reduce the incidence of HIV across the United States.
HIV Cost Effectiveness The CDC offers tools to help HIV-prevention programs consider cost effectiveness in their planning activities.
Comprehensive Risk Counseling and Services (CRCS) Information for community-based organizations and health departments that are, or will be, implementing CRCS (formerly known as Prevention Case Management or PCM)—an intensive, individual-level, client-centered risk-reduction intervention for people at high risk for HIV infection or transmission.
Replicating Effective Programs Plus (REP) Prevention interventions that have been tested and proven to work, with ideas on where you can find more resources related to training, technical assistance, and implementation of these interventions.
Social Determinants of Health Social determinants of health are those social, economic, and environmental factors which influence health and health disparities. These factors are integral in addressing and understanding health disparities—in particular health disparities associated with HIV/AIDS.
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Dear friends and colleagues,
For every organization, change is inevitable in order for it to adapt with the complexities of the times and for it to grow strong. So it holds true for Asian American Council. Our Council is now revitalized and now known as Asian American Congress. During its inception in 1984, we are known as Asian American Advisory Council as its primary role then was to be an advisory body to NY Police Department. In 2000, we adapted to the changes and became Asian American Council since our role was expanded - not only in an advisory role but more in tune with the growing political and civil issues confronting the society. Thus, we became not geographically limited but became “global” in scope as we joined alliances with other international groups and we have chapters even in Central America. As our role is gradually expanding, we decided to adapt once again and to change for the better and, as of August 2016, we are to be known henceforth as the Asian American Congress.
Although we look forward to the future, we are cognizant of our colorful past such that we cannot move forward without the structure and accomplishments we did in the past. We are continuing to be the advocate of the people especially the voice of Asian American communities. We continue to forge ties and alliances with foreign cities and foster international understanding. We believe in peaceful co-existence, amity and friendship. We believe in the rule of law, civic-mindedness, loyalty to our country and proud of our ethnic heritage. We teach people to be more politically aware, cognizant of their right to self-determination and resolve in making their opinions count. We are, after all, the amalgam of our heritage and American dream.
As we are celebrating the 32nd year anniversary of Asian American Congress (formerly Asian American Council), we look forward to doing more good for the community. We will adapt if we need to adapt to modern times but we will not forget our basic aims and principles. We will not forget that we are here to champion the cause of Asian Americans. We are Asian American Congress after all.
Michael S. Limb
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Honorable Barack Obama President of the United States of America
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Honorable James P. O'Neill Police Commissioner City of New York
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Honorary Member Hon. Daniel Lewis Justice of the Supreme Court, State of New York
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