ERIC Number: ED284404
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986-Apr
AIDS in Michigan: A Report to Gov. James J. Blanchard.
Michigan State Dept. of Public Health, Lansing.
This report presents information regarding the incidence, effects, programs, policies, and services pertaining to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in Michigan. A list of 55 recommendations concerning prevention and control, provider and institutional care, state government policy, and financing precedes sections detailing the current status and possible future impact of AIDS on these areas. The first section of this report is an overview which discusses incidence in Michigan and other areas, deaths from AIDS, high risk persons, treatment and effects of AIDS. A section on prevention and control discusses such activities as surveillance by public health agencies to collect accurate information about AIDS, education for the general public, and epidemic control measures. The third section considers provider and institutional care issues centering around the availability of and access to medical and support services needed by AIDS patients and the educational and inservice training needs of health professionals. The Michigan state government policies and roles are addressed in the fourth section, including discussion of policy effects on state employees, contractors with the government, persons institutionalized in state facilities, the general population, and AIDS patients. The cost of AIDS-related activities and recommended levels of state financial support are discussed in the final section. Appendices contain a glossary, lists of committee participants, and selected references. (CB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Dept. of Public Health, Lansing.
Identifiers - Location: Michigan