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Black Women Confront HIV Stigma, Health and Funding Disparities at USCA

McCullom, Rod (2011) Black Women Confront HIV Stigma, Health and Funding Disparities at USCA. Black Voice News.

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Abstract

This year the U. S. Conference on AIDS (USCA), the largest HIV/AIDS gathering in the nation, targeted its offerings toward men who have sex with men. But during the meeting sponsored by the National Minority AIDS Council, many Black women--from prevention and policy experts to those living with HIV/AIDS--aggressively pursued programming and issues that focused on their demographic. “It’s time to mobilize around the lack of funding and resources targeting women living with HIV in the United States," said Amanda Lugg, director of advocacy and mobilization of the New York City-based African Services Committee. The USCA did “a...


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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.
Subjects: Health > Disparities
Health > Policy
Health > Public Health > Chronic Illness & Diseases > HIV/Aids
Health > Public Health > Health Risk Factors > Sexual Habits
Practice > interventions
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    Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2011 13:31
    Last Modified: 30 Nov 2011 13:31
    Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.pitt.edu/id/eprint/3624

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