HIV/STD Systems Evaluation Project Contract #427-93-81809
Activity Report to Department of Health and Human Resources
Division of Public Health
For the period of October 12, 1998-November 30, 1998
Sarah L. Cook, Ph.D.
Jim Emshoff, Ph.D.
Current documents in progress:
Advisory Board Final Report
Concept Mapping Final Report
Week of October 12-October 16
Completed Athens preliminary site visit
Developed Data Synthesis Group: defined variables in focal areas.
Analyzed Community Context data
Received and tabulated advisory board meeting evaluation data.
Concept Mapping Group: analyzed concept mapping exercise data.
Week of October 19- October 23
Data Synthesis Group: continued focal area variable definitions, distributed draft for feedback.
Project Staff Meeting- Team receives first draft of data variable reports for review and feedback.
Developed community context database.
Week of October 16-October 30
Data Synthesis Group: finalized focal area variable definitions.
Coded preliminary site visit data according to variable definitions.
Community Context Group: selected data variables for in-depth study.
Week of November 2-November 6
Completed Dalton preliminary site visit.
Entered community context data.
Completed CTRPN preliminary site visit data variable coding.
Developed focal area database.
Project Staff Meeting- Angela Scott announces resignation, reviewed draft layout of brochure, assigned additional research of specific focal areas and sub-populations.
Week of November 9-November 13
Interviewed applicants for Project Coordinator position.
Completed Access, Training, Data Collection, Surveillance, and Collaboration data variable coding.
Sent e-mail to all district contacts and advisory board members encouraging them to subscribe to the discussion list.
Week of November 16-November 19
Entered preliminary site visit data.
Chauncey Cherry, Phyllis Holditch, and Girlyn Arganza attend the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. Sessions attended include:
Adolescents and Sexual Risk: Social Strategies for Prevention
Service Delivery for Women with HIV/AIDS
HIV Prevention in Target Populations
HIV/AIDS SPIG Contributed Papers Roundtable Session:
Week of November 23-November 27
Completed community context data entry.
Completed preliminary site visit data entry.