Our Communities Our Sexual Health
Our Communities Our Sexual Health

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Our Communities Our Sexual Health: Awareness and Prevention for African Americans

"This groundbreaking book provides a comprehensive historical prospective of the disproportionate burden of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among African Americans. The book opens with a compelling Foreword that features a Q&A session with early HIV prevention pioneers and champions, Drs. David Satcher and Helene Gayle. The chapters that follow explore the context of HIV and STIs in African American communities and include discussions of sexuality and the roles of faith and spirituality in HIV and STI prevention efforts. Additional chapters provide insight into strategies, e.g., HIV testing, condom distribution and marketing campaigns, parent-child communication, effective clinical care and support, and partnerships, for addressing HIV and other STI-related health disparities within these communities. The book is a valuable resource for practitioners, scholars, clinicians,educators, providers, policy makers and students."

Donna Hubbard McCree, PhD, MPH, RPh

Associate Director for Health Equity

Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention

National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


ISBN: 978-0-87553-275-2
Author: Edited By: Madeline Sutton, MD, MPH; Jo A. Valentine, MSW; and William C. Jenkins, PhD, MS, MPH
Publisher: APHA Press
Format: Softcover - Books are printed upon ordering, all sales final, no returns.
Pages: 283
Publishing Date: 09/15