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Quilting to Uncover: Women's Stories of HIV/AIDS
It is said that a quilt is like a history book. It tells you about the past and the people that lived then. Today, a group of Southern women dedicated to fighting HIV/AIDS have taken the art of quilting to a whole new level with the help of the Internet.
Striving for an AIDS-Free Generation: Q&A with the D.C. Health Department’s Nestor Rocha
Cultural proficiency becomes more critical when you’re talking about direct services – it’s not just about someone who speaks the language, but who has the experience of being Latino, having migrated to the country and understanding the struggles a Latino may have with respect to residency or legal status in the country, and being able to address the issue in such a way that people can relate.
World AIDS Day Dec.1, 2013
National HIV Testing Day (June 27)
Facing AIDS: National Council of La Raza Photo Event
How and Why We Use Flickr
HIV/AIDS: 30 Years of an Epidemic
October 15 is National Latinos AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD)
HIV/AIDS: The Tale and the Fight of Two Women in Public Health
HIV/AIDS is taking an increasing toll on women. In 2005, women represented 27 percent of new AIDS diagnoses in the United States, up from 11 percent in 1990. For two women in the HHS, the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls has a special significance.
Take the Test, Take Control: World AIDS Day 2007
In the 26th year of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, African Americans and Latinos are increasingly at risk for HIV infection.
Pacific Resource and Training Center Open in Guam
This new center will serve pacific island jurisdictions with health resources and training opportunities that address HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and sexually transmitted infections throughout the U.S. territories.
Latinos and HIV/AIDS
The sense of family in the Latino community is so strong academics have coined a term for it: familismo. But for Latinos, family includes the village, the community at large.
HIV Testing Day: Educating the Educators
Some people just find it difficult to talk about HIV and sex.
So The Office of Minority Health Resource Center and the Office of Population Affairs (OPA) combined forces to help spread the truth about HIV
Calling on the Caribbean Spirit of Hope against HIV
Dr.Garth Graham, the Jamaican-born head of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Minority Health, calls on the Caribbean community in the U.S. to step up the fight against HIV/AIDS.
Tuberculosis Control Efforts Demand Renewed Attention
Tuberculosis, or TB, is striking a hard blow to minority communities in U.S., while progress is slowing in efforts to eliminate tuberculosis in the country, according to a new CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
Tackling HIV on College Campuses: An Illinois Experience
External link Supplemental Testing for Confirmation of Reactive Oral Fluid Rapid HIV Antibody Tests
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 12/16/05

A reactive rapid HIV test result is considered preliminary and must be confirmed by supplemental testing.

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