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Center for Black Equity and Pitt Public Health announce HIV research project

The Center for Black Equity and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health are partnering on a new research project to study reasons for increased risk of HIV infection among African-American men who have sex with men (MSM). The project, funded by a $3.2 million grant from the National Institute of Nursing Research at the National Institutes of Health […]

2014: HIV, black men, and the new prison pipeline

–Lisa Fager Bediako and Michael Hinson Most people know about World AIDS Day but are likely unaware of over twelve annual population-specific HIV/AIDS awareness days including February 7th — National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD).  HIV/AIDS, once considered a “gay white man” disease, is still consistently on the rise in black American communities across the […]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) publishes National HIV Prevention Progress Report, 2013

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014 Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published online the National HIV Prevention Progress Report and Progress At-A-Glance. This new report describes progress toward achieving CDC’s key HIV prevention goals and the challenges that continue to threaten our success. Using data from CDC HIV surveillance systems, the report shows […]