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Initiative takes on HIV and AIDS

Hawkins, B. Denise (2011) Initiative takes on HIV and AIDS. The Charlotte Post.

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A group of African-American newspaper publishers have enlisted the support of historically black colleges and churches to wage war against HIV/AIDS using their outlets to inform readers, advocate for prevention, and save lives. By next January, publishers of more than 50 black newspapers in the South say they plan to start a campaign that address the AIDS crisis and what their readers can do to protect themselves against the disease. The region these papers represent is where more than 41 percent of those living with AIDS in the United States reside and where the highest number of new AIDS cases…

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Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This article is available at the publisher’s Web site. Access to the full text is subject to the publisher’s access restrictions.
Uncontrolled Keywords: African-American newspaper publishers, historically black colleges, churches, prevention
Subjects: Health > Disparities
Health > Public Health > Chronic Illness & Diseases > HIV/Aids
Practice > outreach
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    Date Deposited: 23 Nov 2011 10:44
    Last Modified: 23 Nov 2011 10:44
    Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/3572

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