AJPH publishes supplement with new research on disparities in HIV, viral hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases and tuberculosis

Date: Nov 01 2018

CONTACT: Megan Lowry, 202-777-3913

Washington, D.C., November 1, 2018 – The American Journal of Public Health published a supplemental issue today entitled “Monitoring Disparities in Prevention and Treatment of HIV, Viral Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Tuberculosis.” The research in this issue provides public health professionals with an updated examination of disparities in infectious disease among specific populations.

The supplement, published in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, highlights research on changes in tuberculosis disparities, evaluations of the use and success of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, disparities in late-stage HIV diagnosis and more. 

Research papers in this supplement include:

The supplement includes 20 articles including briefs, commentaries, analytic summaries, editorials and research papers. Together, these papers highlight past, present and future considerations for public health professionals concerned with disparities in infectious disease. External funding for this supplement was provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention.

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