Jump to main content. Jump to navigation. Note: Champions of Change is a weekly initiative to highlight Americans who are making an impact in their communities and helping our country rise to meet the many challenges of the 21st century. Meanwhile, we continue to see alarming increases in new HIV infections particularly in communities of color and our youth population. And despite advances in AIDS treatment, we must be reminded that being on life-long medication is not necessarily the ideal quality of life and that many in third world countries still have high AIDS mortality rates.
Asian/Pacific Islanders and HIV/AIDS in the United States
Asian & Pacific Islander Coalition on HIV/AIDS - POZ
Want to improve your HIV program? Where to go for the ABCs of viral hepatitis prevention? Talk sexual health services with other STD prevention professionals. Looking for a place to discuss TB best practices, resources, and challenges? Connect, share, and collaborate with other prevention professionals. Our goal is to highlight the work of CDC's prevention partners and encourage partners to connect with each other to share information and strategies.
Asian & Pacific Islander Coalition on HIV/AIDS (APICHA)
Journal of Community Health. Research suggests that social, cultural, and economic factors may influence health seeking behaviors and providers' practices. While there are relatively few APIs living with HIV in the US, the rate of API population growth from immigration underscores the need for service providers to take into account cultural and social factors to improve access to treatment.
Many Federal agencies have developed public awareness and education campaigns to address HIV prevention, treatment, care, and research. Also included is information about campaigns related to the prevention and diagnosis of hepatitis B and C. El VIH es una amenaza de salud grave para las comunidades latinas, quienes se encuentran en gran desventaja respecto de la incidencia de esta enfermedad en los Estados Unidos.