In New Jersey, the percentage of the cumulative total number of reported AIDS cases
among the following age groups is:
Adolescent and Young Adults-
* Data in this summary was compiled by AIDS Action Council. Epidemiological data was
provided by the Centers for Disease Control. Funding amounts were provided by the
appropriate federal agency, and are from the most current fiscal year that state-by-state data is
The State of New Jersey received a total of $76,051,117 in federal funding for AIDS programs in
- In FY 1996, $39,240,854 was provided to New Jersey by the CDC for prevention programs. These
funds were allocated to state and local health departments and community-based organizations to finance
counseling and testing programs, public information and health education/risk reduction activities, and for
monitoring the epidemic (AIDS case surveillance programs).
1. Ryan White CARE Act
- In FY 1996, $39,240,854 was provided to New Jersey by the Health Resources and Services
Administration (HRSA) for health care and supportive services for people living with AIDS (PLWAs) under the Ryan
White CARE Act.
Title I -- $19,516,038
-- Emergency funds to for care services to the following metropolitan areas: Bergen/Passaic $3,369,095;
Jersey City $3,767,874; Middlesex, Somerset, Hunterdon $2,198,883; Newark $9,725,848 and
Title II -- $13,135,111
-- Funds to state health depts. for medical and support services for PLWAs $10,181,949.
-- AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), funding for the purchase of HIV/AIDS prescription drugs -
Title IIIB -- $3,236,817
-- Funds to community-based clinics and migrant health clinics to provide outpatient early intervention and
primary medical services for PLWAs.
Title IV -- $2,370,750
-- Funds to support pediatric, adolescent, and family HIV care programs.
-- Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS) - $102,931
-- AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC) Programs - $564,481
-- HIV/AIDS Dental Reimbursement Program - $314,726
2. Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS (HOPWA)
- In FY 1996, $9,786,000 in formula grants and $755,692 in competitive grants were provided to New
Jersey by the Department of Housing and Urban Development under the Housing Opportunities for People With
AIDS (HOPWA) program. HOPWA provides for HIV-specific housing programs, 90% through formula grants, and
the remaining 10% on a competitive basis to projects of national significance.
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
- In FY 1996, the NIH allocated $9,377,594 to universities and other institutions in New Jersey to conduct
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