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Hiv Awareness And Black Women

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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, confdential, name-based HIV reporting. In 2006, blacks accounted for nearly half (45%)
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 »

Why!! The Denial Of Current AIDS organizations Federal Funded

Dr.Robert J. Frascino, MD I hope you Post this so it can seen and truth exposed about current HIV Organizations and Denial about Prevention.(I've cut down as much as possible to get to the point)For days now into July 2008 I have been waring with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Thanks for writing in and sharing your experience. Those of us involved in HIV awareness/prevention/education have been having similar experiences in many locations around the country over the past eight Read more »

Believing the No problem here propaganda

Good Doctor,I just wanted to write to you and your readers and let them know not to buy in to the many recent articles out there that suggest that HIV is that gay and black disease. Ive been reading too many articles that have indirectly implied...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the latest available statistics (2006) we have on the HIV epidemic here in the U.S. The take-home message is that the HIV epidemic is far worse than was previously known here... 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
...Hello,You're black! Well of course you're "pretty big down there!!!" (It's genetic, you lucky, lucky boy!)Regarding your "small jacket," relax Max! Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Oakland, Calif., Conference Targets Black Women for HIV/AIDS Awareness, Prevention

...Calif., chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women on Saturday held a daylong conference, "Sistahs Getting Real About HIV/AIDS," that addressed HIV/AIDS among black women, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. The conference "focused... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Cookie Fights HIV/AIDS With Magic

...two weeks prior that she was pregnant; their son recently turned 16. Johnson committed herself to raising HIV awareness among black women after learning they are disproportionately affected by HIV. The most recent CDC data show black women are... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Greater Empowerment for Black Women

... March is Women's History Month, and next Wednesday, March 10, is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day , a campaign that promotes greater awareness for women of how to keep from becoming infected with HIV. This Read more »
The Body

Redoubling Our Efforts on National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

...The HIV epidemic in the U.S. disproportionately impacts women of color: HIV/AIDS is one of the leading causes of death among black women and Latinas. Compared to white women, the AIDS case rate is 5 times higher for Latinas and 20 times higher... Read more »
Connect With Others

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...and MUCH NEEDED." http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=4392.0 I didn't know HIV cared if a person was gay, straight, white, black, yellow, young, old, male or female. Read more »

anyone see Primetime?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...encouraging info on this site, and then I see the Primetime special on AIDS in black America last night. So which is it? is HIV/AIDS really a chronic, manageable disease, or a dark, scary, <5yr death sentance? Does the optimistic info on this... Read more »

Please Help--Duped By Husband

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...again. This website and message board is a lifeline! If anyone has any suggestions for me, please share. I am a 50 year old black female living in Atlanta. Read more »