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Percentage Of Black Americans With Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among American Indians and Alaska Natives

... Statistics Risk Factors and Barriers to Prevention Prevention References HIV/AIDS is a growing problem among American Indians and Alaska Natives. Even though the numbers of HIV and AIDS diagnoses for American Indians and Alaska Natives represent less than 1% of the total number of HIV/AIDS cases reported to CDC's HIV/AIDS Reporting System,
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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
...recognized early. For this reason, in order to get ahead of this epidemic, all adults (aged 13 to 64), especially all African Americans, should ask for an HIV test. Knowing ones status is the only way to protect yourself (by getting treatment... Read more »

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
...president, I am committed to developing a National AIDS Strategy to decrease new HIV infections and improve health outcomes for Americans living with HIV/AIDS. Across the nation, we also need to prevent the spread of HIV and get people into... 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
...Drugs Assistance Programs). And poz folks may have difficultly accessing any drug therapy if they are one of the 50 million Americans who are uninsured or the additional 25 million who are underinsured. 2. "We have great doctors." Again, great... 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
...Drugs Assistance Programs). And poz folks may have difficultly accessing any drug therapy if they are one of the 50 million Americans who are uninsured or the additional 25 million who are underinsured. 2. "We have great doctors." Again, great... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Disparities in Diagnoses of HIV Infection Between Blacks/African Americans and Other Racial/Ethnic Populations -- 37 States, 2005-2008

... Since early in the HIV epidemic, blacks/African Americans have been disproportionately affected, the report authors noted. Drawing on data from the National HIV Surveillance System, Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Is the National HIV/AIDS Strategy Good for Black Americans? Part 1: Reducing HIV Incidence

...in the domestic fight against HIV/AIDS. The four-part plan refocuses resources on the domestic epidemic and prioritizes Black Americans, which means that Black people stand to gain a lot -- at least in theory. Read on to learn how Black folks... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Is the National HIV/AIDS Strategy Good for Black Americans? Part 2: Increasing Access to Care

...expert in HIV risk factors associated with Black men who have sex with men (MSM). But the strategy "doesn't address African Americans' historic lack of access to doctors," Dr. Gaddist says. "Across the South, Black folks have almost zero... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Is the National HIV/AIDS Strategy Good for Black Americans? Part 3: Reducing HIV-Related Disparities

...To cut the mortality rate among high-risk groups, the strategy first focuses on trimming HIV/AIDS health disparities. Black Americans are eight times more likely to be diagnosed with HIV than Whites, and AIDS-related deaths and AIDS death rates... Read more »
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Manager, Health Programs (HIV/AIDS)

Posted by hresources
...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 NAACP... Read more »

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...WASHINGTON - A new estimate of how many Americans have the AIDS virus puts the number at about 1.1 million, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. Read more »

RESEARCH PAPER -- NEED INFORMATION

Posted by Anonymous
...My topic is why there are a high percentage among black women...Don't take this the wrong way but I would prefer an African American female that is infected with this virus or have full blown aids to contact me and share the things you are going... Read more »

RESEARCH PAPER- NEED INFORMATION

Posted by MsAshley, 1 Reply
...My topic is why there are a high percentage among black women...Don't take this the wrong way but I would prefer an African American female that is infected with this virus or have full blown aids to contact me and share the things you are going... Read more »