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Hiv In The African Community

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

GMHC Applauds Congressman Rangel for Introducing Legislation to Address HIV in African-American Communities

New York, N.Y. -- This week, New York City Congressman Charles Rangel introduced historic legislation to combat the HIV epidemic in the United States. Rangel's legislation addresses the extreme racial disparities experienced by African Americans... Read more »
National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors

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

Introduction The Impact of HIV/AIDS on African American Communities Staggering Rates Among African American Women, MSM and the Incarcerated A Collaborative Response Action Steps References Acknowledgements "The truth of the matter is in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

On the Front Lines: Fighting HIV/AIDS in African-American Communities

The spread of AIDS among blacks and Latinos is a "public health emergency. . . . The complexion of the epidemic has changed. Increasingly it is becoming an epidemic of color." -- Dr. David Satcher, U.S. Surgeon General October 29, 1998 A... Read more »
Ask the Experts

East African priest HIV needs help

I am an HIV+ priest in E. Africa and I'd like to know what sort of assistance/help/advice is offered priests in the West (USA or Europe) with HIV. Here in E. Africa it is a terrible plight with no 'official' help, only shame. By...
Father Rodney J. DeMartini

Response from Father Rodney J. DeMartini

National Catholic AIDS Network
To my brother priest in East Africa: First of all I send my support and prayers to you as you live with the double burden of HIV and isolation caused by others' fear and judgement. In several days, our Network (National Catholic AIDS Network)... Read more »

First claim of aids cure from the scientific community and qualified medical doctors! (BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT,"FUNCTIONAL CURE"

Hi Dr. Bob,While I dont have hiv nor have been at risk, I follow your posts just for your great sense of humour and expert knowledge.Anyway, the news just broke that German doctors have had a breakthrough which might be a big step in finding a CURE...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,See below.Dr. Bobbone marrow transplant???Nov 14, 2008 Hi Doctor, My boyfriend just showed me this article http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2008-11-12-aids-cure_N.htm Is this possible true? what do you think about it? Response from Dr.... Read more »

What about African KS?

Why aren't we seeing large cases of KS with African AIDS like we initially saw with gay men in the early years of AIDS? ...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
When you mention African KS, are you referring to KS on the continent of Africa or KS among African-Americans. In Africa, KS is quite common. This is related to the fact that the herpesvirus (also known as HHV8), which causes KS, is quite common... Read more »

African Bush

I have a president who is in denial about HIV and a Health Minister who tells us to eat Beetroot as a HIV/AIDS policy. I really wish there we more people like you Dr Rob in SA to rattle some feathers, even our Treatment Action Compaign boys[ladies]...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,It was hoped that after the World AIDS Conference was held in South Africa in July 2000 that attitudes would change. Unfortunately, it looks like they are not changing, or at least not changing quickly enough. Mbeki's inaction on AIDS is... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 need your assistance in getting this... Read more »

The Problem in Hispanic and Black Communities.

Posted by youngman, 1 Reply
Why is it that the Hispanic and African American Communities here in the United States are being hit the hardest with the HIV/AIDS problem. Is it possible because prevention and awareness is not a concern to our government, or is it another factor?... Read more »

THE GREATEST THREAT TO THE BLACK COMMUNITY

Posted by deeva, 6 Replies
DENIAL,ITS A GAY WHITE MAN"S DISEASE,STIGMA ,HYPOCRTICAL BLACK LEADERS: JESSE JACKSON AND AL SHARPTON COME TO 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... Read more »

HIV Dating, HIV Community, HIV Positive Dating, Meet people with HIV, HIV chatting room

Posted by JoJo1234
More and more HIV dating site are created and I recommend HIVromances.com since it own about 730,000 users now. Most of them are verified. It is totally anonymous and free to join Read more »