By Donna Hubbard McCree PhD MPH RPh, Kenneth Terrill Jones MSW, Ann O'Leary PhD
African americans and HIV/AIDS realizing and Addressing the Epidemic Donna Hubbard McCree, Kenneth T. Jones, and Ann O’Leary, editors in keeping with the facilities for illness keep an eye on and Prevention, approximately half the a couple of million american citizens residing with HIV/AIDS are African americans, although they contain basically 13 percentage of the U.S. inhabitants. occurrence between African americans is predicted to be nearly eight occasions that of ecu american citizens. HIV/AIDS disparities have existed throughout this assorted workforce, and proceed to take a devastating toll. To intrude successfully, public overall healthiness execs needs to comprehend the context within which high-risk habit happens, and feature entry to appropriate and present prevention thoughts. African americans and HIV/AIDS succeeds on either counts through supplying an research of the historic, psychosocial, financial, and political concerns with regards to HIV transmission within the black neighborhood, and providing a wealth of evidence-based and rising interventions (including behavioral interventions, and counseling and checking out concepts) adapted to precise subpopulations. This twin point of view offers readers the widest figuring out of those and different key components 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 alternative sexually transmitted infections. • HIV/AIDS prevention ideas particularly concentrating on heterosexually energetic males, and ladies, males who've intercourse with males, injection drug clients, and kids. • Prison-based intervention courses. • Structural interventions emphasizing social stipulations. Practitioners, researchers, and graduate scholars in public health and wellbeing, affliction prevention, future health disparities, and minority well-being will locate African american citizens and HIV/AIDS a prepared resource of precious historical past and functional knowledge.
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African Americans and HIV/AIDS: Understanding and Addressing the Epidemic by Donna Hubbard McCree PhD MPH RPh, Kenneth Terrill Jones MSW, Ann O'Leary PhD