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HIV Infections in U.S. Disproportionately Impact Communities of Color and the Poor

HIV Infections in U.S. Disproportionately Impact Communities of Color and the Poor
The most significant factors contributing to disparities in HIV infection are race/ethnicity, poverty and neighborhood conditions, STD prevalence, incarceration, homelessness, and access to quality healthcare services. ...
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Statement by Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on LGBT Health Awareness Week 2012

Statement by Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on LGBT Health Awareness Week 2012
Secretary Kathleen Sebelius: LGBT Health Awareness Week is an important time to highlight the progress our country is making to address the unique health needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans, especially through implementation of the health care law, the Affordable Care Act. ...
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President Obama Announces U.S. Nomination of Dr. Jim Yong Kim to Lead World Bank

President Obama Announces U.S. Nomination of Dr. Jim Yong Kim to Lead World Bank
As Director of the World Health Organization’s Department of HIV/AIDS, Dr. Kim launched the “3 by 5” initiative, which sought to treat 3 million patients living with HIV and is regarded today as one of the most successful modern global health initiatives. ...
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