TITLE

C. EVERETT KOOP AND THE NATIONAL HIV/AIDS STRATEGY

AUTHOR(S)
Lushniak, Boris D.
PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
Public Health Reports;Mar/Apr2014, Vol. 129 Issue 2, p112
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses significant contributions of the late U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop to the national public health campaign against HIV and AIDS. It offers a brief overview of the Surgeon General's report on AIDS published by Koop in 1986 in response to the rising AIDS epidemic in the U.S. It also explores the HIV testing and blood screening efforts launched during his term which led to the reduced HIV transmission rates and the release of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy in 2010.
ACCESSION #
95215803

 

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