Activities designed to identify individuals who are HIV-positive and get them into care as quickly as possible. As funded through Parts A and B of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, includes outreach, counseling and testing, information and referral services. Under Part C Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, also includes comprehensive primary medical care for individuals living with HIV/AIDS.
- Browse Related Terms: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Capacity, Core Services, Early Intervention Services (EIS), Family Centered Care, Health Care for the Homeless Health Center, Health Centers, Home and Community Based Care, Medicaid Spend-down, Part B, Part C, Part D, Part F (SPNS) (Special Projects of National Significance), Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency (CARE) Act, Ryan White HIV/AIDS Act of 2009 (Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program), Service Gaps, Support Services, Unmet Need
Geographic areas highly-impacted by HIV/AIDS that are eligible to receive Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part A funds To be an eligible EMA, an area must have reported more than 2,000 AIDS cases in the most recent 5 years and have a population of at least 50,000. (See also Transitional Grant Area, TGA.)
- Browse Related Terms: Data Terms, Eligible Metropolitan Area (EMA), Financial Status Report (FSR - Form 269), representative, Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Services Report (RSR), Ryan White Program Data Report (RDR), Surveillance Report, Transitional Grant Area (TGA)
A disease that occurs clearly in excess of normal expectation and spreads rapidly through a demographic segment of the human population. Epidemic diseases can be spread from person to person or from a contaminated source such as food or water.
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A description of the current status, distribution, and impact of an infectious disease or other health-related condition in a specified geographic area.
- Browse Related Terms: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Epidemic, Epidemiologic Profile, Epidemiology, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Disease, incidence, Incidence Rate, Prevalence, Prevalence Rate, reliability, surveillance, Target Population
The branch of medical science that studies the incidence, distribution, and control of disease in a population.
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In describing HIV/AIDS cases, same as transmission categories; how an individual may have been exposed to HIV, such as injecting drug use, male-to-male sexual contact, and heterosexual contact.
- Browse Related Terms: Cultural Competence, Exposure Category, Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR), Risk Factor or Risk Behavior, Seroconversion, Seroprevalence, Transmission Category, Viral Load, Western Blot