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African American Cultural Considerations in HIV/AIDS

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The objectives of this presentation are to discuss the statistics of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the African American community; the historic context of the African American relationship with the health care and scientific community; the socioeconomic and political issues that plague the African American community; how stereotypes in the media affect the general mental, physical, and emotional health of those in the African American community; and discuss the possible solutions and strategies to help improve the state of African American health and reduce transmission of HIV.

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