By Donna Hubbard McCree PhD MPH RPh, Kenneth Terrill Jones MSW, Ann O'Leary PhD
African americans and HIV/AIDS realizing and Addressing the Epidemic Donna Hubbard McCree, Kenneth T. Jones, and Ann O’Leary, editors in keeping with the facilities for illness regulate and Prevention, approximately 1/2 the multiple million americans residing with HIV/AIDS are African american citizens, although they contain in basic terms 13 percentage of the U.S. inhabitants. occurrence between African american citizens is envisioned to be nearly eight instances that of ecu americans. HIV/AIDS disparities have existed throughout this varied crew, and proceed to take a devastating toll. To interfere successfully, public wellbeing and fitness execs needs to comprehend the context within which high-risk habit happens, and feature entry to appropriate and present prevention thoughts. African americans and HIV/AIDS succeeds on either counts via offering an research of the old, psychosocial, monetary, and political concerns relating to HIV transmission within the black neighborhood, and supplying a wealth of evidence-based and rising interventions (including behavioral interventions, and counseling and trying out suggestions) adapted to precise subpopulations. This twin point of view provides readers the widest knowing of those and different key parts together with: • the connection among poverty, discrimination, and different social disparities to HIV. • The evolving reaction of the black church to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. • HIV/AIDS within the context of different sexually transmitted infections. • HIV/AIDS prevention suggestions particularly focusing on heterosexually energetic males, and ladies, males who've intercourse with males, injection drug clients, and young people. • Prison-based intervention courses. • Structural interventions emphasizing social stipulations. Practitioners, researchers, and graduate scholars in public healthiness, affliction prevention, wellbeing and fitness disparities, and minority overall healthiness will locate African american citizens and HIV/AIDS a prepared resource of beneficial history and useful knowledge.
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African Americans and HIV/AIDS: Understanding and Addressing the Epidemic by Donna Hubbard McCree PhD MPH RPh, Kenneth Terrill Jones MSW, Ann O'Leary PhD