on HIV/AIDS and African Americans
Ryan Hicks, Staff, Wisconsin HIV/STD/Hepatitis
C Information & Referral Center
continues to affect African Americans disproportionately.
While blacks represent approximately 12% of the US population,
they account for almost half (46%) of people living with HIV
in the US, as well as nearly half (45%) of new infections
each year. African Americans are often faced with socio-economic
barriers that can be a factor in higher HIV infection rates.
This following information is a selection of HIV information,
statistics, prevention, and outreach resources geared towards
Black AIDS Institute is a national HIV/AIDS
think tank focused exclusively on Black people. The Institute
has a number of prevention programs, publications, events,
news and other HIV prevention resources available.
in Blackface is a 2006 national report from
the Black AIDS Institute with recommendations for prevention
mobilization efforts from black leaders around the country.
Among African Americans is a fact sheet from
Americans and HIV/AIDS is a fact sheet from
the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Facts: African Americans and HIV/AIDS is a report
from the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Than AIDS is a national media campaign and community
outreach movement response to the AIDS crisis in the United
States, in particular the severe and disproportionate epidemic
among Black Americans.
Balm In Gilead develops educational and training
programs specifically designed to meet the unique needs of
African American and African congregations that strive to
become community centers for health education and disease
African-American HIV/AIDS Resource Center
HIV/AIDS In the African American Community
for AIDS Prevention Studies Fact Sheets
are African-Americans' HIV Prevention Needs?
are Black Men's HIV Prevention Needs?
Sheet: HIV/AIDS Among African-Americans
in Minority Populations - Fact Sheet
and Prevention in African Americans: Related Resources
Black Leadership Commission on AIDS
Minority AIDS Council
of Minority Health: National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness &
States African-American HIV & AIDS Statistics
African American Women and HIV - Fact Sheet
Women of Color and the HIV Epidemic - Fact Sheet
HIV-related services near you, visit the Find
Services Near You section of the website or call the Wisconsin
HIV, STD and Hepatitis C Information & Referral Center
at (800) 334-2437. For HIV-related services outside of Wisconsin,
call CDC Info at (800) 232-4636.
More Information Call: 1-800-334-2437