Performance Improvement 2000. HIV/STD/TB Prevention

01/01/2000

Community Indicators -- Literature Search

This request for services is to assist in a search for literature and other information that identifies cultural and social-structural characteristics of communities that are associated with HIV/AIDS risk behavior and prevention efforts. Materials and information found in the search will be used to support community-level research on HIV/AIDS prevention.

AGENCY SPONSOR: National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention

FEDERAL CONTACT: Sumartojo, Esther
404-639-8300

PIC ID: 6701

PERFORMER: Macro International, Inc.
Atlanta, GA

EXPECTED DATE OF COMPLETION: 10/01/1999

Evaluation of CDC's STD Treatment Guidelines

The objective of this project is to evaluate the impact of STD treatment guidelines in public and private settings, to identify factors associated with compliance with guidelines, and assess the relationship between adherence to guidelines and associated health outcomes.

AGENCY SPONSOR: National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention

FEDERAL CONTACT: Irwin, Ruth, M.D.
404-639-8956

PIC ID: 7047

PERFORMER: The HMO Group
New Brunswick, NJ

EXPECTED DATE OF COMPLETION: 09/01/2000

Survey of Syphilis and HIV Treatment, Reporting

The purpose of this project is to conduct a survey of a sample of physicians' diagnosis, treatment, reporting and partner management practices for syphilis and HIV infection. The study will determine when, under what conditions, for which diseases, how and for which patients, practitioners notify and/or treat the sexual partners of patients who are diagnosed with syphilis and HIV infection.

AGENCY SPONSOR: National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention

FEDERAL CONTACT: St. Lawrence, Janet, Ph.D.
404-639-8376

PIC ID: 7054

PERFORMER: Battelle Corporation
Arlington, VA

EXPECTED DATE OF COMPLETION: 11/15/2000