Tag Archives: HIV/AIDS

Condoms, masks and the tale of two viruses — COVID and HIV/AIDS — harming the Black community

Loading the player… Are masks the new condoms? It’s an odd question at face value, but PREP activists say it’s an entry point to a conversation worth having in the Black community.  When presented with the comparison of masks to defend against the spread of COVID-19 and condoms to do the same for HIV/AIDS, David… Read More »

Strides Against HIV/AIDS Falter, Especially in the South, as Nation Battles Covid

Facing a yearlong siege from the coronavirus, the defenses in another, older war are faltering. For the last two decades, HIV/AIDS has been held at bay by potent antiviral drugs, aggressive testing and inventive public education campaigns. But the COVID-19 pandemic has caused profound disruptions in almost every aspect of that battle, grounding outreach teams,… Read More »

National Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2019

Saturday, June 8, marks the annual National Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NCAHAAD). Launched in 2006 by the Caribbean People International Collective (CPIC) and a working group of U.S. organizations, the day of observation aims to ensure that Caribbean-Americans have the support, resources and educational materials they need to treat or prevent HIV. “NCAHAAD is a… Read More »