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Young Black Girls And Hiv

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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
...Thanks for your question. In the United States, blacks and other people of color are affected by HIV/AIDS out of proportion to their makeup of the population. The major reason for Read more »

6months till 6years hiv testing. Anoher incident pls help

Hi Dr.Bob, Do u remember me,I'm not Josh(haha). Firstly, pls forgive my poor English agn. My... 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... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More Effective HIV/AIDS Prevention, Education Efforts Needed to Reach Black, Hispanic Girls, Women, Letter Says

...Women's Initiative To Stop HIV-New York at the Legal Action Center , writes in a Times letter to the editor. Young black and Hispanic women "make up almost 30% of newly reported HIV infections in New York City," Gardner writes, adding,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Absence of "Frank Talk" About HIV/AIDS Hurts Black Women in Washington, D.C., Opinion Piece Says

... "If ever there was a case for unvarnished sex education in public schools, the ongoing AIDS epidemic in black America ought to be it," columnist Courtland Milloy writes in a Washington Post opinion piece, adding, "[H]ow can we teach Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Young People Help Make a Movie About Blacks and HIV/AIDS

...in a film project dealing with HIV. Tamira, who considered herself a nerd, had dreams that reached beyond her struggling, all-Black Westinghouse High School, located in one of Pittsburgh's poorest neighborhoods. Scores of her peers declined to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocates in Georgia Discuss Need for Improved Outreach Efforts, Particularly Those for Blacks, Rural Residents, Young People

...advocates in Georgia have become concerned that "[o]ld messages geared to urban, white, gay men simply don't resonate with many" black, rural, women and young people, who now are the "new face" of HIV/AIDS in the state, the Atlanta ... Read more »
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Need some encouragement

Posted by dakotalagrange, 9 Replies
...time reconnecting with that powerful person that I know that I can be. I have always gone through my life with the idea that HIV may eventually take my breath, but I refuse to let it take my life. I am thinking about my status everyday and... Read more »

Manager, Health Programs (HIV/AIDS)

Posted by hresources
...Manager, Health Programs will execute a multi-pronged strategy with the goal of identifying the most effective road map for Black church leaders based on the frontline experiences of NAACP faith leaders to reverse the devastating impact HIV is... Read more »

Gay Men's Coordinator Black AIDS Institute

Posted by jobs
... Gay Men's Coordinator Black AIDS Institute SALARY RANGE: $30,500 - $40,000 plus benefits. POSITION OVERVIEW: The Gay Mens Coordinator (GMC) is an essential Read more »

Blacks and Hiv

Posted by paula5122, 1 Reply
...How do black hiv american recieve support? Are you connected with other black hiv people in your community? How can I find support in the Read more »