Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 21, issue 3, P1046-1059 2010 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.0.0339 View full text
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Elizabeth Williams, Mohamed Kanu, Charles Williams, Robbie M. Jackman, Peggy Alsup, Rosemary Theriot, Seok Wong

Abstract: The 25th anniversary of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in the United States occurred in 2006. Despite advances in detection, treatment, and care, AIDS, along with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) remain formidable opponents. Tremendous strides have been made in educating the public about associated risk factors and effective prevention methods. However, this has occurred less in communities of color. The paper describes collaboration among public…

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