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Three Signs Your HIV/AIDS Organization Has a Racism Problem

Tokenism, a form of racism, is pervasive in the U.S. -- particularly within HIV organizations whose mission is to serve people of color.

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Social Work and HIV: Exploring Grief in the Newly Diagnosed Client

What medical providers should know about the mental health of their patients.

AIDS Activists Hold March And Rally In New York City

Ending the HIV Epidemic Will Take More Than Medicine

Our HIV research agenda has to address the world outside of a clinical trial, vaccine researcher Stephaun E. Wallace, Ph.D., argues.

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Getting Clergy to Step Out on Faith With HIV Education and Mobilization

How much of a role do community faith-based public health programs play in reducing the disparity we see among African Americans contracting HIV?

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Today Is the Day: A Call to Action for Providers During LGBTQ Pride Month

"The LGBTQ community needs health care providers to open their eyes and commit to our health, well-being, and healing," Jessica Halem writes. "We need them to be aware of our history and the reasons why so many of us don't trust that doctors and nurs...

HIV Conspiracy Theories and the Black Community: A Blog Entry by Kimberly A. Parker, Ph.D. Img

HIV Conspiracy Theories and the Black Community: A Blog Entry by Kimberly A. Parker, Ph.D.

A new study finds that the distrust brought about by HIV-related rumors and conspiracy theories could be addressed by strengthening relationships between African Americans and health professionals. Dr. Kimberly Parker adds that it's important to ackn...

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Dairy Cows, Fishing Boats and HIV

The World Health Organization (WHO) acknowledges, unambiguously, that "Gender inequalities are a key driver of the [HIV] epidemic in several ways." The inequalities plaguing women include gender-based violence, sexist gender norms, care-giving resp...

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Vatican Statement Defends Pope's Comments on Condoms, HIV/AIDS in Africa

The Vatican last week released a statement defending Pope Benedict XVI's recent comments regarding condoms and the spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa, the AP/Philadelphia Inquirer reports. According to the statement, Benedict's comments have been "used by ...

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Pope "Publicly Distorted Scientific Evidence" During Comments About Condoms, HIV, Lancet Editorial Says

"The Vatican felt the heat from an unprecedented amount of international condemnation last week after Pope Benedict XVI made an outrageous and wildly inaccurate statement about HIV/AIDS," a Lancet60627-9/fulltext?_eventId=login) editorial says. It a...

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Pope's Remarks on Condoms Dangerous and Irresponsible

Geneva, Switzerland -- Pope Benedict XVI 's comments on the role that condoms play in preventing the further spread of HIV are irresponsible and dangerous, says Julio Montaner, President of the International AIDS Society (IAS).

On March 17, 2009, wh...