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19811983 1982 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 First cases of AIDS identified.

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Presentation on theme: "19811983 1982 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 First cases of AIDS identified."— Presentation transcript:

1 First cases of AIDS identified In the U.S. First AIDS case reported in VA All major routes of transmission are identified CDC establishes national AIDS hotline AIDS becomes a reportable disease in VA First VA pediatric case reported CDC funds prevention programs through Health Departments FDA licenses first antibody test VA funds 4 anonymous test sites VDH establishes AIDS hotline Rock Hudson dies from AIDS HTLVIII virus is now termed HIV VA health departments begin offering HIV antibody test VDH funds AIDS Service organization (ASO) grant program CDC launches America Responds to AIDS public information campaign HIV testing in VA is expanded to TB, Maternity & Family Planning clinics VDH initiates reimbursement for ZDV, AZT for low-income persons CDC commends VDH for its HIV counseling & testing programs Surgeon General mails Understanding AIDS brochure to every US household Universal Precautions established for health care workers VDH conducts first Regional AIDS trainer course First 100,000 AIDS cases reported in US HIV becomes a reportable condition in VA VA reports more than 1,000 cases in a year Congress passes Ryan White C.A.R.E Act Magic Johnson announces he has HIV VDH funds regional consortia to provide care and support services to people with HIV CDC launches its Business Responds To AIDS program Arthur Ashe announces he has AIDS VDH funds Capacity Building grants to support newly formed, rural and minority ASOs AIDS Clinical Trial Group Study 076 shows perinatal HIV transmission can be greatly reduced with ZDV treatment VDH convenes Community Planning Committee to establish HIV prevention priorities FDA approves first Protease Inhibitor VA has second highest increase in national AIDS cases VA requires all pregnant women to be counseled and offered testing VA expands Minority AIDS Projects to 3 additional sites VDH convenes The AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Advisory Committee U.S. sees first decline in AIDS deaths VDH initiates High Risk Youth and Adults prevention grants VDH establishes grant program to address HIV among men who have sex with men Perinatal AIDS cases drop to an all time low VDH funds prevention services through faith-based organizations Oral fluid testing is initiated through 9 pilot sites in VA 2,742 patients served through ADAP 35 medications available on the formulary VDH funds Prevention For Positives grant program FDA approves OraQuick rapid antibody test VDH receives CDC funding for the Incidence and Resistance Project CDC announces its Advancing HIV Prevention Initiative to reduce HIV incidence Oral fluid rapid testing approved by FDA Over 9 localities served by VDH Minority AIDS Projects Over 3,500 people with HIV served through Title-II funded consortia in VA CDC funds VDH for the National Behavioral Surveillance Project and the Medical Monitoring Project CDC estimates 1,000,000 people are living with HIV in the U.S. and 25% of people who are infected do not know it CDC recommends every person aged get tested for HIV VA is one of 3 states nationally to participate in the Geographic Information Systems HIV Surveillance Enhancement Initiative In VA, average length of client enrollment in ADAP reaches an all time high of 48 months MILESTONES IN THE U.S. and VIRGINIA HIV EPIDEMIC Virginia Prepared by the Division of Disease Prevention, 2006


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