Effective Interventions


Best-Evidence Interventions (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Best-Evidence HIV behavioral interventions include interventions that have been rigorously evaluated and have shown significant effects in eliminating or reducing sex- or drug-related risk behaviors, reducing the rate of new HIV/STD infections, or increasing HIV-protective behaviors. As of January 2006, 18 best-evidence interventions have been identified.

Barrier Products Articles from the FDA (Food and Drug Administration)
A listing of articles provided by the FDA for barrier products used in the transmission prevention of HIV including articles on condoms and gloves, as well as a discussion about latex allergies associated with some barrier products..

Diffusion of Effective Behavioral Interventions (DEBI)
The Diffusion of Effective Behavioral Interventions (DEBI) project was designed to bring science-based, community-and group-level HIV prevention interventions to community-based service providers and state and local health departments. The goal is to enhance the capacity to implement effective interventions at the state and local levels, to reduce the spread of HIV and STDs, and to promote healthy behaviors.

Perinatal Guidelines (AIDSinfo)
These guidelines provide health care providers with information regarding treating HIV infected pregnant women and interventions to prevent perinatal transmission, including information on drug regimens, safety and toxicity of medications, delivery options, and care of infants born to HIV infected mothers.

Replicating Effective Programs Plus (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
This program organized by the CDC is dedicated to helping individuals identify and implement HIV/AIDS prevention programs that are tested, science-based behavioral interventions with demonstrated evidence of effectiveness in reducing risky behaviors.

Last revised: 09/22/2008