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Specific Populations: African Americans

African American HIV/AIDS Resources HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Prevention Information Network

Links to information about African Americans and HIV infection.

http://www.cdcnpin.org/scripts/population/afram.asp

HHS Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities PDF (1006 KB)

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Report that contains an overview of racial and ethnic health disparities and information on the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities (“HHS Disparities Action Plan”).

http://www.minorityhealth.hhs.gov/npa/files/Plans/HHS/HHS_Plan_complete.pdf

HIV Among African Americans HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fact sheet that describes the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the African-American community, including statistics and challenges to prevention.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/risk/racialethnic/aa/facts/index.html

HIV Among African American Youth PDF (65 KB)

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fact sheet about HIV/AIDS among African-American youth, including information on HIV/AIDS diagnoses, risk factors, and prevention strategies.

http://www.cdc.gov/nchhstp/newsroom/docs/CDC-Youth-AAs-508.pdf

Men of Color Who Have Sex with Men PDF (233 KB)

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Fact sheet with information and statistics on HIV/AIDS among men of color who have sex with men, including information on Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) programs that are addressing HIV/AIDS issues in this population.

http://hab.hrsa.gov/abouthab/populations/msmcolorfacts.pdf

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day HTML

Source: AIDSinfo

Information and links about National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and HIV/AIDS research and resources for the African-American population.

http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/education-materials/hiv-aids-awareness-days/147/national-black-hiv-aids-awareness-day

Office of Minority Health HTML

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Agency that develops health policies and programs to eliminate health disparities in racial and ethnic minorities.

http://www.minorityhealth.hhs.gov/#

Specific Populations: African Americans HTML

Source: National Library of Medicine

Webpage with links to HIV/AIDS-related resources for African Americans.

http://aids.nlm.nih.gov/topic/1203/specific-populations//1206/african-americans

Women of All Races and Ethnicities Can Get HIV HTML

Source: U.S. Office on Women's Health

Information on HIV infection among women of racial and ethnic minority populations, including links to additional resources and organizations.

http://womenshealth.gov/hiv-aids/women-are-at-risk-of-hiv/women-of-all-races-ethnicities-can-get-hiv.html

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