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Major AIDS Conference Aims to ‘Build Bridges’ Where Epidemic Still Surges
July 26, 2018
The International Conference on AIDS - the largest conference on any global health issue in the world – opens this week under the title “Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges.”  ... read more »
Empowered LA Youth Host 6th Annual ‘Spring into Love’
March 15, 2018
This year’s event will focus on health topics that dramatically affect young people of color in the South Los Angeles community. ... read more »
As Phill Wilson Retires, Black AIDS Institute Launches New Programs
February 8, 2018
As Phill Wilson Retires, Black AIDS Institute Launches New Programs ... read more »
‘Diva’s Simply Singing’ Celebrates 27 Years in HIV/AIDS Advocacy
December 21, 2017
There have been few champions of AIDS advocacy more vocal than actress, singer and activist, Sheryl Lee Ralph. Her star-studded “DIVAS Simply Singing!” signature AIDS benefit concert celebrated its 27th year last week here in Los Angeles. The event was held at the Taglyan Cultural Center and hosted by comedian Rolanda Watts. ... read more »
CDC Delivers Glimmer of HIV Hope
December 7, 2017
New CDC Vital Signs report finds that HIV is being diagnosed sooner after infection than was previously reported. ... read more »
Why Ending AIDS in Africa Matters to Black Americans
December 6, 2017
In recent months, several African heads of state have made public their commitment to support the goal of ending AIDS by 2030. ... read more »
Namibian President Geingob Claimns Victory Over ‘Afropessimism’
November 30, 2017
While Namibia is one of nine countries in Africa categorized by the World Bank as “upper middle income,” the country has a poverty rate of 26.9 percent, an unemployment rate of 29.6 percent and an HIV prevalence rate of 16.9 percent. ... read more »
GW Researchers Study, Spread of HIV Cases in the District
October 26, 2017
Biostatisticians can combine location data with genetic samples to determine new mutations of the virus or outbreaks, Crandall said.  ... read more »
Taraji P. Henson & Jussie Smollett Discuss Heroes in the Struggle
October 14, 2017
Watch as reporter Brittany K. Jackson interviews Empire Stars Taraji P. Henson and Jussie Smollett about HIV/AIDS advocacy and what it means to be considered a "Hero in the Struggle" ... read more / watch video »
Community-driven Movement Aims to Reduce Rate of STDs
September 28, 2017
However, in light of the still-rising numbers, WeCanStopSTDsLA released an updated Pocket Guide to Sexual Health Services and Clinics in South L.A. on Sept. 20. ... read more »
To Fight the HIV Epidemic, We Need the Black Church
July 20, 2017
As someone whose faith is central to her life, I ask our shepherds-our faith leaders-in the African-American community to grasp this unique opportunity to have a significant, positive impact in the fight against HIV. ... read more »
CDU/OASIS Clinic Crush Stigma for National HIV Testing Day
July 6, 2017
HIV testing is a free and important prevention tool in the fight against HIV/AIDS ... read more »
Black AIDS Institute Announces “30 Days of HIV” Campaign Leading to National HIV Testing Day
May 24, 2017
The “30 Days of HIV” campaign will create awareness, fight stigma and create solutions to curb HIV among Black Americans ... read more »
Aids Healthcare Foundation
February 28, 2017
Recent statistics by AIDSvu show that, nationally, the downtown Atlanta corridor has one of the highest rates of people living with an HIV diagnosis. ... read more »
Twitter chat offers solutions, resources to combat HIV/AIDS among Blacks
February 16, 2017
The Office of Minority Health mediated the Twitter chat and facilitated a Q&A ... read more »
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