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Why Is Hiv And Aids More Prevalent Among African American Women

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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 »

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

District of Columbia: Young African-American Women Talk About HIV/AIDS

...HIV/AIDS. "S.O.S. -- Saving Our Sisters from HIV/AIDS" was held at the THEARC in Southeast Washington on March 13. About 50 women and girls attended the half-day event, which was sponsored by Divas, MPH along with the Commission for Women at the... Read more »
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...during Tuesday's vice presidential debate that he was "not aware" that HIV/AIDS disproportionately affects African-American women, the Miami Herald reports (Clark/Robinson, Miami Herald , 10/8). During Tuesday's debate, PBS news... Read more »
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African-American Women Leaders Urge Obama to Target Black Women in National AIDS Strategy

...focused on as a group," said the coalition, which was organized by the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS (NBLCA). African Americans "remain notably absent from public policy and resource-allocation decisions affecting communities of... Read more »
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Question for African American Women

Posted by sadiesmom, 2 Replies
...Do you feel you have good support from your church? My daughter is living with HIV and although the members of my congregation have been supportive, I have not been satisfied with the spiritual leaders. I just Read more »

RESEARCH PAPER -- NEED INFORMATION

Posted by Anonymous
...with this. 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... Read more »

RESEARCH PAPER- NEED INFORMATION

Posted by MsAshley, 1 Reply
...with this. 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... Read more »

Conducting a survey

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello Im conducting a survey and would like anyone that can relate to contact me. My research is on african americans (women or men) and how they have the highest rate of being infected with HIV/AIDS in the U.S. Now I prefer an african american Read more »