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Experts Concerned About Rising HIV Rates Among Poor, Minorities
Date:8/17/2011

suggests that a troubling 41 percent of adults and teens living with HIV aren't getting needed care. And more whites (about two-thirds) seemed to be receiving adequate care (including HIV testing) vs. only 55 percent of blacks and 49 percent of Latinos.

Improvements in care are clearly needed, experts at the conference stressed, and some are beginning to be seen. For example, one report found that three-quarters of health departments around the United States are now putting routine HIV testing in places such as emergency rooms and community health clinics.

And an institution in Cleveland found that reminding health-care providers about the test and improving their communication skills boosted the number of people getting tested by 64 percent over six months.

Last but not least, the CDC is rolling out a new campaign called Testing Makes Us Stronger, which is aimed at increasing rates of HIV testing and awareness among black gay men. The campaign will feature messages posted in ads as well as on social media and in outreach programs.

More information

Find out more on outreach programs to combat the spread of HIV at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

SOURCES: Aug. 16, 2011, teleconference with: Alexandra Oster, M.D., medical epidemiologist, division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta; Aug. 15, 2011, teleconference with: Kevin Fenton, director, National Center for HIV/AIDS, CDC


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