African Americans and HIV/AIDS: Understanding and Addressing by Donna Hubbard McCree PhD MPH RPh, Kenneth Terrill Jones

By Donna Hubbard McCree PhD MPH RPh, Kenneth Terrill Jones MSW, Ann O'Leary PhD

African american citizens and HIV/AIDS realizing and Addressing the Epidemic Donna Hubbard McCree, Kenneth T. Jones, and Ann O’Leary, editors in response to the facilities for illness keep watch over and Prevention, approximately half the multiple million americans dwelling with HIV/AIDS are African americans, although they contain merely 13 percentage of the U.S. inhabitants. prevalence between African americans is expected to be nearly eight instances that of ecu american citizens. HIV/AIDS disparities have existed throughout this assorted team, and proceed to take a devastating toll. To interfere successfully, public healthiness pros needs to comprehend the context within which high-risk habit happens, and feature entry to correct and present prevention concepts. African americans and HIV/AIDS succeeds on either counts by way of supplying an research of the historic, psychosocial, fiscal, and political concerns with regards to HIV transmission within the black group, and delivering a wealth of evidence-based and rising interventions (including behavioral interventions, and counseling and checking 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 options in particular focusing on heterosexually lively males, and ladies, males who've intercourse with males, injection drug clients, and children. • Prison-based intervention courses. • Structural interventions emphasizing social stipulations. Practitioners, researchers, and graduate scholars in public healthiness, illness prevention, future health disparities, and minority healthiness will locate African american citizens and HIV/AIDS a prepared resource of necessary heritage and functional knowledge.

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