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Features

To Better Health Care Outcomes for Black People, Listen to Black Health Care Workers

What starts as an assumption of patient incompetence results in the erasure of autonomy from Black patients.

By Chase Alston
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Interviews

This Champion of Community’s Role in Clinical Trials Reflects on 40 Years of Fighting Medical Mistrust And Research Neglect

Wakefield retires from the HIV Vaccine Trials Network after 20 years of service.

By Kenyon Farrow
LaRon Nelson headshot.
Conference Coverage

COVID-19 (and HIV) Disparities Are About Racism, Not Race. This Nurse Explains How

LaRon Nelson, Ph.D., RN, talks about public health’s responsibility to meet this extraordinary moment.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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Conference Coverage

Indigenous People and Global Migrants Face Similar Issues Accessing Health Care

Hostilities against migrants and indigenous people are also threats to their health.

By Barbara Jungwirth
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News

HIV Care and Coronavirus (COVID-19): The Latest Info and Guidance

Multiple U.S. health agencies have released HIV-specific information, and research on HIV and the novel coronavirus is trickling in. Here's what health care providers need to know.

By Myles Helfand and Sony Salzman
Queer Liberation March
Conference Coverage

HIV and LGBTQ Criminalization Laws Are Both Human Rights and Public Health Issues, Experts Say

In addition to scientific advances, the 23rd International AIDS Conference also focused on the human rights of marginalized groups.

By Barbara Jungwirth
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Viewpoints

Black Trans Lives Matter: How the Ballroom Community Is Creating Opportunities To Save Itself

Instead of only mourning the tragic murders, we need more programs to support the lives of Black and Brown transgender and gender nonconforming people.

By Martez Smith
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Features

Call to Action to Public Health Programs: You Need to Do Better

When will academic institutions educate on where health disparities come from?

By Nicole Elinoff
White Silence = Violence
Viewpoints

White People, It’s Time to Resign. I did.

Diversity and inclusion trainings haven’t worked.

By Jaime M. Grant
Suraj Madoori, M.P.H., M.S.J., M.A. and Annette Gaudino
Interviews

Will We Ever Have a Hepatitis C Vaccine? Two Activists Weigh in on the Challenges and Opportunities Ahead

A new injection of funding from Congress could be the catalyst for a future hepatitis C (HCV) vaccine.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.