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University of Georgia Gets $2.1 Million Grant to Study HIV in Black Men

March 3, 2011

The National Institute on Drug Abuse has awarded a $2.1 million grant to the University of Georgia to look for ways to decrease rates of HIV and other STD among black men in rural areas of the state. Researchers will follow 500 young black men for up to five years, examining factors that affect participants' decisions regarding sex and relationships. The goal is to glean information that can help guide educational programming aimed at black men.

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Adapted from:
Associated Press
03.03.2011


This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.

See Also
TheBody.com's HIV/AIDS Resource Center for African Americans
HIV and Me: An African American's Guide to Living With HIV
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More Research on HIV Prevention in the African American Community


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