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African American Aids And Hiv Organization

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Get the Facts
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Among African Americans

... African Americans face the most severe burden of HIV in the United States (US). At the end of 2007, blacks accounted for almost half (46%) of people living with a diagnosis of HIV infection in the 37 states and 5 US dependent areas with long-term,
Ask the Experts

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...people who are still engaging in high-risk behaviors, and infection rates remain alarmingly high among young people, women, African Americans, and Hispanics. Women are at least twice as likely to contract HIV through vaginal sex with infected... Read more »

STOPPING MY TRUVADA'?????? (BONE DISEASE AND HIV/AIDS, 2011)

HII HAVE BEEN ON KALETRA Y TRUVADA FOR 4YRS NOW AND TODAY MY DC HAS TOLD ME TO STOP THE TRUVADA AND JUST TAKE KALETRA 2 IN THE MRNING N 2 EVENING??I HAVE JUST RECENTLY IN 2010 HAD 2 TOTAL HIP REPLACEMENTS DUE TO AVASCULAR NICROSIS,PLEASE PLEASE IS...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...However, there has not been a firm link with osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis). I'll reprint below some information from the archives about bone disease and HIV/AIDS.I would be concerned about Kaletra mono-therapy. Depending on your resistance... Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...people who are still engaging in high-risk behaviors, and infection rates remain alarmingly high among young people, women, African Americans, and Hispanics. Women are at least twice as likely to contract HIV through vaginal sex with infected... Read more »

Big Guy, Small Jacket

Dr. Bob:Thank you for your services. I'm a terrible worrier and just reading thru the posts here has helped me. I also admire you a great deal for the way you've dealt with your hardship, reminiscent of many courageous people I've known.OK, so: I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...accomplish Future President Obama's plan to combat HIV/AIDS, not only worldwide, but domestically as well.Dr. BobHIV/AIDS Among African AmericansAugust 2008In the United States, the HIV/AIDS epidemic is a health crisis for African Americans. At... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Heightened National Response to the HIV/AIDS Crisis Among African Americans

...Slides: PDF  |  PPT Stop TB in the African-American Community View Slides: PDF  |  PPT The HIV/AIDS Epidemic and Black Americans View Slides: PDF  |  PPT Triple Stigma: Race, HIV, and Drug Use View Slides: PDF  | ... Read more »
The Body

HIV/AIDS in Black America: The Uphill Battle

...ages 24-35. Black men who have sex with men (MSM) have the highest HIV rate among all racial groups of MSM. Overall, while African Americans make up a mere 14 percent of the overall U.S. population, they account for more than half of all new... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

...the third annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. This critical effort to mobilize community-based efforts to educate African Americans about the devastation of HIV/AIDS; encourage those most at risk of acquiring HIV to be tested; and... Read more »
Body Positive

State of Emergency: HIV/AIDS Among African Americans

... African Americans Bear the Most Severe Burden of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic Our national investment in HIV prevention, research, treatment, care and Read more »
Connect With Others

Manager, Health Programs (HIV/AIDS)

Posted by hresources
...chapters in 50 states and approximately 250,000 membersthe NAACP has played a critical leadership role in advancing the rights of African Americans and evolving American democracy in ways that are relevant to the lives of all Americans. The... Read more »

THE GREATEST THREAT TO THE BLACK COMMUNITY

Posted by deeva, 6 Replies
...MIND! THE BLACK CHURCH:YOU"RE A SINNER THATS WHY YOU HAVE IT! APATHY OF THE WHOLE COMMUNITY: NOT INVESTIGATING TO FIND OUT WHY HIV/ AIDS IS DISPROPOTIONATELY AFECTING OUR COMMUNITY! WHY IT APPEARS TO BE A CREATED ENTITY (MAN-MADE)! BIASNESS... Read more »

Capacity Building Coordinator Los Angeles

Posted by jobs
...access to and utilization of HIV prevention and education services, through the implementation of the Black AIDS Institutes African American HIV University (AAHU). This position bears primary responsibility for implementing the HIV... Read more »

Looking 4 Support Groups & Networking in Fl & GA

Posted by briteeyez, 1 Reply
...let the disease control me and looking to meet other in Florida or Georgia or find support groups. Any group specific towards African Americans would be nice but Ill take any group. I have recently started dating a HIV Negative man who says he... Read more »