Program Selection Criteria for the HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Archive

All of the programs in HAPPA were evaluated by a Scientist Expert Panel according to the following criteria:

1. Scientific rigor of evaluation (appropriate design and methods, with comparison group)
2. Follow-up assessment must have occurred after the end of the intervention period, preferably three to six months or longer
3. Demonstrated positive impact on one or more of the following HIV-related behaviors and/or HIV infection rates for one or more subgroups of persons:


Sexual Risk Behaviors


Drug Injection Risk Behaviors


STD/HIV Infection Rates


Prenatal and Perinatal Transmission Risk Behaviors