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Black Churches And Hiv Aids

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Youth

... Young people in the United States are at persistent risk for HIV infection. This risk is especially notable for youth of minority races and ethnicities. Continual prevention outreach and education efforts, including programs on abstinence and delaying the initiation of sex, are required as
Ask the Experts

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 have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...encourage you to keep reading and continue learning! As for politics, unfortunately in this country politics is intimately linked to HIV/AIDS awareness, education, prevention and treatment access. Consequently, it does and will continue to come... Read more »

SARAH PALIN and HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? I'm beginning to think she's a flake. what do you think?Peter
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey Peter,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? Well, no one knows, because she is tightly scripted by the McCain handlers. And she doesn't answer questions or consent Read more »

The Bush Administration (BUSH, McCAIN, OBAMA POLICIES ON HIV/AIDS)

Just an opinion, but many believe and there are videos with experts, that Bush as well as other top political figures both Dem and Rep,as well as around the world does not want a cure for HIV or funding nor borders to pretect the USA simply because...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to your "beliefs," but I do not share all of yours. However, we certainly concur on King George the W! I'm glad you realize HIV/AIDS is not a "gay issue" (it certainly isn't), but rather a "human tragedy" (it certainly is) and that you want folks... Read more »

hiv/aids blacks

why are blacks more affected by hiv/aids then any other race
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thanks for your question. In the United States, blacks and other people of color are affected by HIV/AIDS out of proportion to their makeup of the population. The major reason for this is that HIV is, itself, an opportunistic Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Seattle Times Examines Increasing Involvement of Local Black Churches in Fight Against HIV/AIDS

...Seattle Times on Monday examined how many black churches in the Seattle area are becoming increasingly involved in promoting HIV/AIDS awareness in the black community. Churches initially approached HIV/AIDS "with a flawed theology" that the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Missouri: Area Black Churches Respond to HIV/AIDS Crisis

... Through February, about 30 churches in the Kansas City area will participate in events tied to increasing HIV/AIDS awareness in the African-American community. African Americans make up only about 13 percent of the area's population, but Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kansas: Black Church Confronts HIV, AIDS

... In advance of Tuesday's National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, retired physician William Burney took his HIV prevention and intervention message to nearly 500 congregants Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indiana: HIV/AIDS and the Black Church

... Several groups in Indianapolis are working to involve the black church more deeply in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Kimberly Wells said the Bridging the Gap Project she directs "is a health initiative that works in minority communities Read more »
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Manager, Health Programs (HIV/AIDS)

Posted by hresources
...all Americans. The NAACP considers health as a civil rights issue, and is committed to serving as a leader in addressing HIV/AIDS. Under direction from the Religious Affairs and Health Committees of the national Board of Directors, HIV/AIDS... 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 »

1 Million for South Carolina's Black Churches

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...Carolinas Black Churches October 6, 2006The South Carolina state legislature has approved $1 million to fund church-based HIV prevention efforts, the first such initiative in a U.S. state. The program, dubbed Project FAITH (Fostering AIDS... Read more »

Conference Presenter

Posted by Anonymous
...on my Doctor of Ministry Thesis (Howard University School of Divinity, 2001), "Pastoral Care of Sexual Minorities Living with HIV/AIDS in the Black Church." Chapters in my dissertation include: Christian Sexual Ethics, The Scripture and... Read more »