United States

 

Read about the GIHHR's initiatives in the United States below.

  • The HIV law project will be analyzing data from the Medical Monitoring Project (MMP), which includes a well-designed survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to learn more about the experiences and needs of people who are living with HIV.
    • The differences in self-disclosure of HIV serostatus and HIV risk behaviors over time across states with different HIV-specific criminal laws (focusing mainly on racial differences).
    • Advocate for modernization of HIV criminal laws to reflect our current knowledge of HIV transmission risk.
    • 14 jurisdictions across the country, some with no laws, some with several laws.
  • Developing a functional disability Construct for older HIV/AIDS individuals to develop the content and domain structure of a novel HIV/AIDS Disability Construct; and assess the validity and applicability of this HIV/AIDS Disability Construct.
  • Study on HIV and drug use risk factors among by race and ethnicity.
  • HIV and AIDS: Understanding the Intersection between Culture and Disease Treatment among New York Muslim Communities.
  • The Status of HIV testing among recently immigrated refugees.
  • Immigrant and Refugee Justice Alliance: Police Associations Leading 21st Century Policing
    • Goals: Create better policing practices which encourage immigrants and refugees to interact with and utilize the services of the police department without fear that there will be threats to their safety or immigration status.
    • Partnership between Albany Police Department Women’s Leadership and Mentoring Program, the Albany Police Department and the GIHHR.