Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Youth Leadership Development Summit 2003


The report provides an overview of the summit proceedings, including leadership development curriculums implemented at the summit. The Youth Network hopes that this will be used as a guidance tool for youth leadership education and training, particularly for those interested in understanding and developing leadership on HIV/AIDS issues among young people of color.

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Resource Inventory of HIV Prevention Services in Southeast Asian American Communities


This resource inventory is intended to assist community members in accessing culturally and linguistically appropriate HIV prevention services for Southeast Asian communities in the United States. It is also intended to assist community based organization staff in the development and implementation of HIV prevention services specifically targeted for Southeast Asian communities.

Counseling, Testing, and Referral & Prevention Case Management Interventions For Asian & Pacific Islander Youth


This document is intended as a tool to assist community-based organizations (CBOs) who are interested in implementing and/or enhancing HIV Counseling, Testing, and Referral (CTR) as well as Prevention Case Management (PCM) programs that target Asian & Pacific Islander (A&PI) Youth communities. It highlights “promising interventions” that are currently being developed and/or implemented for A&PI…


Cardiovascular Risk in the Cambodian Community


Results from this study indicate that Cambodians in the United States are at high risk for developing CVD. Stress from acculturation and financial problems, as well as mental health problems are primary issues that plague this refugee population. Nevertheless, the need for healthy eating habits, regular checkups with a health care professional, physical activity, smoking…


Cardiovascular Risk in the Vietnamese Community


Results from this study indicate that while Vietnamese in the United States are concerned about their overall cardiovascular health, they have little to no knowledge about heart disease or its risk factors. Many are new immigrants and do not seek proper health care services because of language barriers, confusion over the American health care system,…


Cardiovascular Risk in the Filipino Community


Results from this study indicate that Filipinos in the United States are concerned about their overall health. There is highly consistent and convergent evidence that this population is at high risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Filipinos, particularly new immigrants, are susceptible to stress from work and family issues. Some of their coping strategies include unhealthy…