To increase individual knowledge of serostatus and strengthen systems for
successful referral to early intervention services.
85 percent of the estimated 800,000 to 1,000,000 HIV-infected individuals
will know their HIV serostatus.
90 percent of health care sites receiving public funds and serving at-risk
persons will provide appropriate HIV counseling and testing services.
80 percent of known HIV infected individuals, either directly or through
referral, will receive primary and secondary prevention services.
with governmental and nongovernmental partners, enhance community-level
assessments of needed primary and secondary prevention services.
progress toward objectives.
opportunities for common HIV prevention data collection and development
of uniform data sets.
HIV prevention services into standards of care for the diagnosis and
treatment of HIV disease.
with the FDA, develop, test, and implement rapid HIV testing procedures.
the capacity of State, and local health departments to provide partner
notification services to private health care providers offering HIV
counseling and testing.
alternative methods to provide HIV counseling and testing services.
with professional groups, hospitals, and State health departments to
ensure that health care workers receive adequate training on primary
and secondary HIV prevention (in collaboration with HRSA).
the impact of discrimination as a barrier to prevention services. Assist
publicly funded counseling and testing sites establish selection criteria
and systems for monitoring the quality of referral laboratories.
persons newly diagnosed with HIV infection to identify missed opportunities
for earlier diagnosis and CD4+ testing.
a study of incident AIDS cases to determine what services HIV-positive
clients are receiving over time to identify service gaps (in collaboration
guidelines and training to HIV counselors to improve the quality of
testing, referral partner notification programs are supported as part
of cooperative agreements with state and local health departments.
racial and ethnic groups and persons engaging in behaviors that place
them at risk for acquiring HIV.
avenue for constituency involvement is the HIV Prevention Community Planning
Process. Through this mechanism, State and local health departments form
community planning groups to assist in developing HIV prevention plans.
In addition, there is regular and extensive consultation with representatives
from State and local health departments, community planning groups, and