Prioritization methods for hiv community planning

Ana P. Johnson-Masotti, Steven D. Pinkerton, David R. Holtgrave

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Abstract

Since 1994, community planning groups (CPGs) have played an important role in shaping local HIV prevention efforts. The community planning process requires CPGs to prioritize HIV prevention interventions and unmet needs among at-risk populations. This article describes and compares four prioritization methods: (1) the ranking method, (2) Holtgrave’s method, (3) Kaplan’s method, and (4) a novel utility-based prioritization method. These methods are compared in terms of effectiveness, efficiency, equity, and political feasibility. The methods described here are meant to assist CPGs in the difficult prioritization task by helping CPG members organize their thoughts in the prioritization process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)72-85
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of Public Health Management and Practice
Volume6
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2000

Keywords

  • Community planning
  • Decision making
  • HIV prevention
  • Prioritization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health Policy
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Prioritization methods for hiv community planning'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this