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Quantitative Evaluation of HIV Prevention Programs
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Quantitative Evaluation of HIV Prevention Programs

Edward H. Kaplan and Ron Brookmeyer

Abstract

How successful are HIV prevention programs? Which HIV prevention programs are most cost effective? Which programs are worth expanding and which should be abandoned altogether? This book addresses the quantitative evaluation of HIV prevention programs, assessing several different quantitative methods of evaluation. The book includes chapters by behavioral scientists, biologists, economists, epidemiologists, health service researchers, operations researchers, policy makers, and statisticians. The chapters present a wide variety of perspectives on the subject, including an overview of HIV prevent ... More

Keywords: HIV, HIV prevention programs, developing countries, economic analysis, costs effectiveness, resource allocation, Israel, blood donors

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780300087512
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300087512.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Edward H. Kaplan, editor

Ron Brookmeyer, editor

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Introduction

Edward H. Kaplan and Ron Brookmeyer

Part One Evaluating HIV Prevention Programs: Context and Concepts

Part Two Cost-Effectiveness and Resource Allocation

Part Three Case Studies

Chapter 8 Harm Reduction in Rome: A Model-Based Evaluation of Its Impact on the HIV-1 Epidemic

Massimo Arcà, Teresa Spadea, Ciulia Cesaroni, Marina Davoli, Annette D. Verster, and Carlo A. Perucci

Part Four New Methods for New Problems

Chapter 12 Estimation of Vaccine Efficacy for Prophylactic HIV Vaccines

Ira M. Longini Jr., Michael G. Hudgens, and M. Elizabeth Halloran

Chapter 14 Development and Validation of a Serologic Testing Algorithm for Recent HIV Seroconversion

Glen A. Satten, Robert S. Janssen, Susan Stramer, and Michael P. Busch

End Matter