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Black Men Perspectives on PrEP, STDs and Condoms: Focus Group Findings

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This report focused on focus groups performed with black MSM enrolled in pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to determine their thoughts about condom use and STDs, with the goal of helping to inform the national conversation about condom and STD prevention messages that work for this population.

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.

HIV Among Pregnant Women, Infants and Children

Fact sheet providing information on Women who are pregnant, children and infants. Women who are pregnant or planning a pregnancy should get tested for HIV as early as possible. If treated early in her pregnancy, a woman’s risk of transmitting HIV to her baby can be reduced to 1% or less. For children living with HIV, starting treatment early can help them live longer, healthier lives.

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