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Hiv Aids Among African Americans

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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 »

Big Guy, Small Jacket

Dr. Bob:Thank you for your services. I'm a terrible worrier and just reading thru the posts here... Read more »

hiv/aids blacks

why are blacks more affected by hiv/aids then any other race Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Georgia: Event to Focus on HIV/AIDS in African-American Community

...public health director. "Education is our most powerful tool against the disease. By understanding the risk factors they control, African Americans can make decisions that protect against HIV/AIDS and prevent it from spreading." "The cumulative... Read more »
Office of Minority Health

HIV/AIDS and African Americans

... Although African Americans are only 13% of the U.S. population, they account for 47% of HIV/AIDS cases in 2005. African American males had almost 8 times Read more »
National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors

A Turning Point: Confronting HIV/AIDS in African American Communities Table of Contents

...Directors and Health Departments and its recognition of historical circumstances that have created a legacy of mistrust for many African Americans in this country. Paramount to both documents, however, is an acknowledgement of the devastating... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Forum on HIV/AIDS and African Americans in Riverside County

...Public Health officials and community organizations in Riverside County are offering a free, public forum about HIV/AIDS and African Americans in the western part of the county. First 5 Riverside's Faith-Based Partnership for Community Change... Read more »
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new documentary on HIV and African American youths

Posted by bartleby, 1 Reply
...Hey all, Have you heard about this new documentary by Claudia Pryor entitled "Why Us? Left Behind and Dying"? Even though African Americans between the ages of 11 and 25 account for 65% of new infections, HIV is still not discussed enough (or at... Read more »

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 »

New African/African American Meeting Place Online

Posted by Anonymous
...Greetings, We have started a new HIV/AIDS website dedicated to African/African Americans. We currently have the ability for users to add blogs, post information that is of use to the community and hiv dating. We 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 »