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Debunking HIV Myths in the Black Community

Posted by on February 1st, 2018 Posted in: Chronic Disease, HIV/AIDS, Minority Health Concerns, Public Health, Webinars

In observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD), the Office of Minority Health Resource Center (OMHRC) will host a webinar, Fact or Fiction: Debunking HIV Myths in the Black Community. African Americans are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS. While African Americans only represent 12% of the population, they make up 44% of HIV diagnoses.

This webinar will explore the facts and misconceptions about HIV/AIDS in the African American community and provide community health workers and public health professionals with an overview of the current challenges and evidence based solutions.

Speaker: Tamara Henry, Ed.D, Senior Program Analyst, Office of Minority Health Resource Center

February 6, 2018
12:30 pm ET

To register, go to https://news.nnlm.gov/bhic/6j6v.

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Kay Deeney, MLS AHIP is the Education & Outreach Librarian with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Southwest Region located at UCLA.

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This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012344 with the University of Utah, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library.‚Äč

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