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Hiv Prevention In African-americans

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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,
Ask the Experts

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
...accomplish Future President Obama's plan to combat HIV/AIDS, not only worldwide, but domestically as well.Dr. BobHIV/AIDS Among African AmericansAugust 2008In the United States, the HIV/AIDS epidemic is a health crisis for African Americans. At... Read more »

is it possable to develop HIV in anal sex? HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

hello, me and my girlfriend recently had unprotected anal sex, she has done it before so we did it the "right" way going slow and pleanty of k-y and there was no trama but this was her 1st time unprotected. we are both absolutly clean of any form of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...people who are still engaging in high-risk behaviors, and infection rates remain alarmingly high among young people, women, African Americans, and Hispanics. Women are at least twice as likely to contract HIV through vaginal sex with infected... Read more »

How to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding)

If a HIV - woman and a HIV - man have sexual intercourse while the woman is on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...people who are still engaging in high-risk behaviors, and infection rates remain alarmingly high among young people, women, African Americans, and Hispanics. Women are at least twice as likely to contract HIV through vaginal sex with infected... Read more »

Can HIV develop between two persons without HIV +ve?

If suppose one woman have unsafe sexual relation with two men and both of the men and woman are free from HIV at the start of the relationship and also neither the two men nor the woman doesn't have any other relation,is there any chance of HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...people who are still engaging in high-risk behaviors, and infection rates remain alarmingly high among young people, women, African Americans, and Hispanics. Women are at least twice as likely to contract HIV through vaginal sex with infected... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Critical Need to Pay Attention to HIV Prevention for African Americans

...In the United States, African Americans have been disproportionately affected by HIVand AIDS. Through December 1997, CDC had received reports of 230,029 cases of AIDSamong Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Institute of Mental Health Multisite Eban HIV/STD Prevention Intervention for African-American HIV Serodiscordant Couples

... Noting that rates of new HIV infections are seven times higher for African Americans than for white persons, the researchers undertook to determine whether couple-level efforts may be a promising intervention strategy. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effects on Sexual Behavior and STD Rate of Brief HIV/STD Prevention Interventions for African-American Women in Primary Care Settings

The study authors tested the efficacy of brief HIV/STD risk-reduction interventions for African-American women in primary care settings. A total of 564 African-American women were recruited from a Newark, N.J., inner-city women's health clinic for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nearly Half of African Americans Believe HIV Is Manmade; Beliefs Hurt Prevention Efforts, Study Says

...A "significant proportion" of surveyed African Americans believe that U.S. government scientists created HIV to eradicate or "control" African-American communities, according to a study Read more »
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HIV Prevention among Hispanics in Pierson, Florida

Posted by HIV_Prevention1
...near by that would volunteer to come and talk to my students. I run the Youth Empowerment Progran in this area, which is an HIV/AIDS prevention program where I talk to teens about sex and HIV and how to prevent it and how to have better... Read more »

Join us to take HIV Prevention to the next level!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...pre-implementation activities to: 1) Asses the viability of utilizing the chat rooms to provide services, referrals and to implement HIV prevention interventions, 2) Better define online social networks of seropositive MSM of color that... Read more »

Join us to take HIV Prevention to the next level!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...pre-implementation activities to: 1) Asses the viability of utilizing the chat rooms to provide services, referrals and to implement HIV prevention interventions, 2) Better define online social networks of seropositive MSM of color that... 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 »