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African American Women Hiv Aids

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HIV/AIDS among african american women

I'm doing a research paper on African American women who are or at risk of being infected with HIV/AIDS. I'm looking for any statistics related to the subject. Do you know of any information on this or could you direct me to a good resource?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
A good start for the statistics would be the CDC web site at www.cdc.gov Read more »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and... Read more »

HIV/AIDS in the USA...World AIDS Day

As World AIDS Day approaches, we are hearing much about the pandemic in Africa and other... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

District of Columbia: Young African-American Women Talk About HIV/AIDS

...HIV/AIDS. "S.O.S. -- Saving Our Sisters from HIV/AIDS" was held at the THEARC in Southeast Washington on March 13. About 50 women and girls attended the half-day event, which was sponsored by Divas, MPH along with the Commission for Women at the... Read more »
The Body PRO

Greater Prevalence of Anemia in Women and African Americans With HIV/AIDS in the HAART Era: A Study of 10,000 Patients

... Greater Prevalence of Anemia in Women and African Americans With HIV/AIDS in the HAART Era: A Study of 10,000 Patients (Poster 475) Authored by T. Creagh, Clinical and Epidemiology Research, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

African-American Women Leaders Urge Obama to Target Black Women in National AIDS Strategy

...focused on as a group," said the coalition, which was organized by the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS (NBLCA). African Americans "remain notably absent from public policy and resource-allocation decisions affecting communities of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Profiles Women Working to Draw Attention to HIV/AIDS Epidemic Among African-American Women in Harlem, N.Y.

...from the borough of Harlem in New York City who are working to draw attention to the HIV/AIDS epidemic among African-American women in their area. According to the Times , Marie Saint Cyr, who runs Iris House -- a support center for... Read more »
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Posted by Keya
...talk about living with the stigma also I am a person who is also who is a person of color, African-American or Black idenity, a women, and questioning sexual idenity... Read more »

RESEARCH PAPER -- NEED INFORMATION

Posted by Anonymous
...with this. My topic is why there are a high percentage among black women...Don't take this the wrong way but I would prefer an African American female that is infected with this virus or have full blown aids to contact me and share the things you... Read more »

Question for African American Women

Posted by sadiesmom, 2 Replies
...Do you feel you have good support from your church? My daughter is living with HIV and although the members of my congregation have been supportive, I have not been satisfied with the spiritual leaders. I just Read more »

RESEARCH PAPER- NEED INFORMATION

Posted by MsAshley, 1 Reply
...with this. My topic is why there are a high percentage among black women...Don't take this the wrong way but I would prefer an African American female that is infected with this virus or have full blown aids to contact me and share the things you... Read more »