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African Americans, Health Disparities, and HIV/AIDS


The 2006 publication by the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC), African Americans, Health Disparities, and HIV/AIDS: Recommendations for Confronting the Epidemic in Black America provides an overview of how African Americans have been disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS and how health inequities have influenced the growing epidemic. This publication also outlines strategies for reducing the HIV/AIDS epidemic among African Americans.

Primary Toolkit:

HIV/STI Toolkit

Secondary Toolkits:

CDC Winnable Battles

Keyword Area:

Community Assessment, HIV/AIDS, Minority


Institutional Author:

National Minority AIDS Council





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