Tag Archives: Health

“Everyone has role to play in ending HIV epidemic in America.”

February 22, 2012: Today, a few members of SASI, including SASI Director Carolyn McAllaster, attended the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) Implementation Assessment meeting in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. At this meeting, Dr. Grant Colfax, Director of the Office of National AIDS … Continue reading

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Blacks Disproportionately Affected by HIV/AIDS in the South

February 7, 2013:  Today is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) and this year’s theme is “I am my Brother/Sister’s Keeper: Fight HIV/AIDS.”  NBHAAD is focused on getting people educated, tested, involved and treated. In the South, African Americans are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS. In Alabama, … Continue reading

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Two-year study in Southeastern U.S. finds one-quarter of adult HIV patients were sexually abused as children

HIV and the Long Tail of Child Sexual Abuse:  Duke University researchers in collaboration with researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Appalachian State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found that one in four … Continue reading

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