HIV in Minorities a Cross Cultural Perspective
HIV continues to be a serious threat to the health of minorities. This article from the Division of HIV and AIDS Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control provides a cross-cultural perspective of the incidence of disease in various minority communities, as compared to the population ratios of the groups. Topics covered for each minority group include the number of diagnoses and deaths, prevention challenges specific to each minority community, and what the CDC is doing to combat the challenges. The point is made that although HIV infections are declining overall in the United States, progress remains uneven, particularly with regards to gay and bisexual men. The article concludes with a discussion of the current disease burden and trends by state.
This course is based upon material published by the Centers for Disease Control and is available as an open access article.
This course on cultural perspectives in HIV and AIDS prevention is designed for social workers, professional counselors, psychologists, nurses, and substance abuse counselors, who do clinical work. This course is appropriate for beginning, intermediate and advanced level practitioners who wish to develop their understanding of HIV and AIDS in minority communities. The course material includes a review of HIV and AIDS in the context of their effects on several different cultural groups. It may also be useful for licensed clinicians who require clinical continuing education courses for license renewal.
Authors: National Center for HIV, AIDS, a Division of HIV-AIDS Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control
Learning Objectives: This course will provide the practitioner with detailed information regarding the differences in HIV and AIDS as experienced by members of different cultures. Specifically, a professional will:
- Describe the incidence of HIV and AIDS as it affects various minority groups
- Identify challenges to HIV and AIDS prevention among minority cultures
- Recognize trends in HIV and AIDS by state
Citation: DiDona, T. (2018). HIV in Minorities: A Cross-Cultural Perspective. compiled for multiple sources including the Centers for Disease Control, National Center for HIV / AIDS.
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