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This Week in HIV Research: A Long-Acting Popularity Contest

The most popular form of long-acting HIV treatment; telehealth for PrEP uptake among young MSM of color; PrEP awareness and usage among Rhode Island women; assessing cognitive benefits of switching off of efavirenz.

HIV Medications Dialogue Differs by Race, Ethnicity Img

HIV Medications Dialogue Differs by Race, Ethnicity

Do factors like race affect the way that doctors interact with their patients and, ultimately, the quality of the care they give?

Shared Values, Distinct Cultures: HIV Care for Latinos in the U.S. Img

Shared Values, Distinct Cultures: HIV Care for Latinos in the U.S.

How do providers move past the stereotype of "the Latino patient" and give Latinos of various historical, social, economic and political realities treatment that suits their medical and cultural needs?

Texas Study: Undocumented Latinos Get Into HIV Treatment Dangerously Late

A study at a free clinic in Houston indicated that undocumented Latinos with HIV begin treatment with more advanced disease than other patients. According to HIV doctors and researchers, successful treatment is more difficult to achieve if the patien...

Florida: Health Care Conference Targets HIV/AIDS

County statistics show that nine out of 10 HIV/AIDS diagnoses in the Miami metropolitan area involve a patient who is black, Latino or Asian. The particular needs of this patient population are the subject of an educational initiative that will be pr...

Racial Disparities in HIV Diagnosis, Access to Care and Treatment Effects

HIV is colorblind: The virus does not discriminate by race or ethnicity. Despite this simple lesson in virus biology, there are differences in the way that HIV and HIV treatments affect different communities. Understanding these differences can assis...

Latinos Disproportionately Affected by HIV/AIDS, Less Likely to Be Tested, Treated, Report Says

Although Latinos are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS, they are less likely to be tested or seek treatment for the disease, compared with non-Latinos, according to a report released yesterday by the National Alliance of State and Territorial A...

New York City Restores HIV Service Funds for Minorities

While AIDS activists are praising the restoration of roughly $5 million for HIV prevention and AIDS services for communities of color, they are demanding that the funds be placed in New York City's budget permanently. The Bloomberg administration ha...

HIV Education: Crossing Borders

Reprinted from ACRIA Update, Fall 2002 (www.acria.org) As a gay man who fled Mexico in 1994, I understand the injustice, discrimination and abuse endured by homosexuals there. Mexican society as a whole disapproves of homosexuality. Public opinion i...

Progress Reported on Curbing Racial Disparities in HIV Care

Researchers examining the issue of racial disparity in HIV care and treatment have found that some clinics and states have made progress in reducing disparity through a variety of programs and measures. "The most promising strategy is to contract wi...