The Federal Response to the AIDS Epidemic: Information and Public Education : Hearing Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, First Session, March 16, 1987, Volume 4
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Human Resources and Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1987 - 313 pages
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Page 257 - Service, which includes the Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Administration; the Centers for Disease Control; the Food and Drug Administration; the Health Resources and Services Administration; and the National Institutes of Health.
Page 255 - I would like to begin by reviewing the President's principles regarding education about AIDS: o Despite intensive research efforts, prevention is the only effective AIDS control strategy at present. Thus, there should be an aggressive federal effort in AIDS education. o The scope and content of the school portion of this AIDS education effort should be locally determined, and should be consistent with parental values.
Page 193 - That it will not subcontract the performance of any of the requirements of this subcontract to any lower tier subcontractor without the prior written approval of the SBA and the designated Contracting Officer of the [insert name of contracting agency].
Page 256 - Any health information developed by the Federal Government that will be used for education should encourage responsible sexual behavior- based on fidelity, commitment, and maturity, placing sexuality within the context of marriage. Any health information provided by the Federal Government that might be used in schools should teach that children should not engage in sex and should be used with the consent and involvement of parents.
Page 2 - McMillan, minority professional staff, Committee on Government Operations. OPENING STATEMENT OF CHAIRMAN WEISS Mr. WEISS. Good morning. The Human Resources and Intergov-ernmental Relations Subcommittee is now in session.
Page 13 - The experts told us that AIDS education for high-risk groups and the general population should be pursued with a sense of urgency and a level of funding that is appropriate for a life-or-death situation. Moreover, to limit the spread of AIDS infection, education must start or be expanded immediately in all geographic areas, including those where there are as yet few cases. In particular, because the virus can be spread through unprotected heterosexual intercourse, the experts believe that clear and...
Page 195 - ... with complete authority to take any action on behalf of the Government under the terms and conditions of the...
Page 212 - AIDS and 938 persons (734 men, 204 women) without other Identified risks who were born in countries in which heterosexual transmission is believed to play a major role although precise means of transmission have not yet been fully defined.
Page 255 - AIDS epidemic, the ways the AIDS virus is transmitted and the practical steps each person can take to avoid acquiring or spreading it.