Navigation Links
Latino HIV/AIDS Crisis Demands Attention - Health Care Professionals from Across the United States Gather in New York City for National Conference on Latinos and AIDS to Address Concerns
Date:9/14/2009

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To educate healthcare professionals on how to improve the Latino community's access to HIV/AIDS treatment and care, Minority Health Care Communications (MHCC) will hold the National Conference on Latinos and AIDS, September 14-15th, 2009, at the New York Academy of Medicine in New York.

It is the first time for the conference in New York, and the location is significant, says conference Director K. Mary Hess. "We need a comprehensive campaign that allows for tailoring to the many cultures within the Latino Community. New York is the perfect example of a bellwether city, where trends and needs often emerge ahead of the curve for the rest of the country."

The continuing lack of unrestricted access to all forms of HIV prevention, education, testing, and medical care for undocumented Latinos has created an "invisible" parallel HIV epidemic, Hess added. "Health care providers and leadership from the Latino AIDS community will discuss federal policy issues that most impact the Latino community and need to be addressed so that we can halt the continued spread of this epidemic."

The conference will feature expert presenters from across the U.S. and will update participants on the incidence and management of HIV/AIDS, provide current guidelines and cutting-edge clinical methods, current research regarding drug abuse and its connection to the epidemic, social and psychiatric concerns of the infected patient, policy initiatives, trends and political issues that impact patients.

Less than a year after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recalculated the size of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and announced that there were 40 percent more new HIV infections each year than previously believed, a 2009 survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that Americans' sense of urgency about HIV/AIDS as a national health problem
'/>"/>

SOURCE Latino Commission on AIDS
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Congressional Democrats Achieve Credibility With Latino Voters
2. New Initiative to Improve Mental Health Among Chicago Latinos
3. Top Obama Administration Officials to Engage Latino Leaders on Critical Policy Issues in Los Angeles This Week
4. Latino Coalition Highlights Importance of Personal Health Records At Economic Summit
5. Latinos in Chicago and Suburbs Face Alarming Numbers of Cases of Alzheimers Disease While Thousands More are at Risk of Being Diagnosed
6. Sodexo Ranks Second on the 2009 DiversityInc Top Ten Companies for Latinos List
7. Jorge Villamizar, Yerbabuena, Hernan Romero, DJ Dmarquesina to Play Their Part at Cielo Latino 2009
8. Dietary Changes Shield Latino Teens From Diabetes
9. Wilmer Valderrama to Co-Host Cielo Latino with Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza
10. MMR Information Systems Offers First Bilingual Personal Health Record Through The Latino Coalition
11. National Hispanic Medical Association Conference in NYC Focuses on Increasing the Latino Health Care Workforce
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/17/2014)... WEDNESDAY, Sept. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Social networking ... new study. For people who are obese, sites ... convenient source of support from doctors as well as ... media over other methods is that it offers the ... for day-to-day use when compared to traditional approaches," the ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 In Pretrial ... that “bi-weekly telephonic discovery conferences would be beneficial in ... conferences through mid-December. “At the end of December,” the ... the need for additional conferences. , “The plain ... that there is still much to be discussed as ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... Sept. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Positive messages about ... people kick the habit, a new study suggests. ... better to "loss-framed" messages about the harmful effects of ... whenever they want benefit more from "gain-framed," or positive, ... The researchers concluded that using a mix of both ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... 2014 Many countries choose to kill ... immunizations. The total number of poultry exceeds 10 billion ... will result in huge losses. Therefore, it is quite ... , Avian influenza vaccines have been used for more ... China began to use H5N1 avian influenza vaccines voluntarily ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 StartX ... revealed 12 companies raising rounds of funding at its ... few hundred investors and media, was the first such ... located next to the university. The presentations were delivered ... adjacent to StartX-QB3 Labs, a 2,000 square foot life ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Social Networking Sites Can Help Obese Lose Weight: Study 2Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: New Order in C.R. Bard MDL Sets Schedule of Conferences for September to December, the Rottenstein Law Group LLP Reports 2Health News:More Than One Kind of Message May Convince Smokers to Quit, Study Says 2Health News:China Avian Influenza Vaccine Industry 2014-2018 Research Report Now Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 2Health News:China Avian Influenza Vaccine Industry 2014-2018 Research Report Now Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 3Health News:Stanford-affiliated StartX Showcases Startups, New HQ, and Growth of Stanford-StartX Fund 2Health News:Stanford-affiliated StartX Showcases Startups, New HQ, and Growth of Stanford-StartX Fund 3Health News:Stanford-affiliated StartX Showcases Startups, New HQ, and Growth of Stanford-StartX Fund 4Health News:Stanford-affiliated StartX Showcases Startups, New HQ, and Growth of Stanford-StartX Fund 5Health News:Stanford-affiliated StartX Showcases Startups, New HQ, and Growth of Stanford-StartX Fund 6
... Campath, CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and WAYNE, N.J., Sept. ... Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc.,(NYSE: BAY ) today ... has approved a supplemental biologics license application (sBLA) ... for the treatment of B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia ...
... LLC, today announced the,U.S. Food and Drug Administration ... use in intervertebral fusion procedures.,Included are versions to ... without the need for supplemental fixation. Fusion ... performed by,neurosurgeons and orthopedic spine surgeons. The InterPlate ...
... Cephalon, Inc. (Nasdaq:,CEPH) today announced that it has ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requesting approval of,TREANDA(R) ... chronic,lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). CLL is a slowly progressing ... new cases diagnosed every year in,the United States, ...
... new implant for marketing, NEW YORK, Sept. 21 ... products, technology and education for the,small bone and joint ... Spacer has been cleared by the FDA for marketing ... of surgically implanted, degradable,spacers to four applications with two ...
... you eat the right grains for breakfast, such as ... sugar is facilitated after breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It ... this effect all day. This is due to a ... of indigestible carbohydrates that occur in certain grain products. ...
... Aviv Universitys Sackler School of Medicine is, quite simply, a ... of a small number of surgeons in the world who ... has developed a novel laser device that promises to revolutionize ... now, is expected to give most practicing eye surgeons the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:FDA Approves Expanded Labeling for Campath(R) to Include First-line Treatment for Leading Form of Adult Leukemia 2Health News:FDA Approves Expanded Labeling for Campath(R) to Include First-line Treatment for Leading Form of Adult Leukemia 3Health News:FDA Approves Expanded Labeling for Campath(R) to Include First-line Treatment for Leading Form of Adult Leukemia 4Health News:FDA Approves Expanded Labeling for Campath(R) to Include First-line Treatment for Leading Form of Adult Leukemia 5Health News:FDA Approves Expanded Labeling for Campath(R) to Include First-line Treatment for Leading Form of Adult Leukemia 6Health News:Cephalon Submits New Drug Application for TREANDA for the Treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia 2Health News:Cephalon Submits New Drug Application for TREANDA for the Treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia 3Health News:Cephalon Submits New Drug Application for TREANDA for the Treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia 4Health News:Small Bone Innovations Introduces the Artelon(R) STT Spacer to Increase Treatment Options for Thumb Arthritis 2Health News:Small Bone Innovations Introduces the Artelon(R) STT Spacer to Increase Treatment Options for Thumb Arthritis 3Health News:Small Bone Innovations Introduces the Artelon(R) STT Spacer to Increase Treatment Options for Thumb Arthritis 4Health News:Small Bone Innovations Introduces the Artelon(R) STT Spacer to Increase Treatment Options for Thumb Arthritis 5Health News:Right breakfast bread keeps blood sugar in check all day 2Health News:Glaucoma surgery in the blink of an eye 2
(Date:9/17/2014)... 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChemImage announced today ... improvements in the development of imaging technology ... normal and diseased tissue that minimizes the ... procedures, lowers surgical costs and potentially enhances ... The clinical and scientific teams ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... 17, 2014 Prostate Oncology Specialists announces ... to educate men about new imaging technology destined ... prostate. Annually, a million men undergo random needle ... MRI (MP-MRI) of the prostate gland is non-invasive ... need to be fully informed of their alternatives. ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... , Sept. 17, 2014  Rebiotix Inc. announced this morning ... lead product candidate, RBX2660 (microbiota suspension) will be presented in ... conference in Philadelphia from October 8-12. ... during the poster session on Thursday, October 9, 2014: ... Infection: 60-Day Interim Analysis of the PUNCH-CD Phase 2 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Patient Outcomes Improve When Molecular Chemical Imaging Technology Is Used to Aid Robotic Surgical Procedures, According to New White Paper 2Prostate Cancer Awareness Month - Stop Random Biopsies 2Prostate Cancer Awareness Month - Stop Random Biopsies 3PUNCH CD Study Drug Targeting Recurrent C. difficile Infection to be Presented at IDWeek 2014 2PUNCH CD Study Drug Targeting Recurrent C. difficile Infection to be Presented at IDWeek 2014 3PUNCH CD Study Drug Targeting Recurrent C. difficile Infection to be Presented at IDWeek 2014 4
... ... ... ... ...
... , ... ... ... ...
Cached Medicine Technology:American Stroke Association Late-Breaking Science Report: New Drug as Effective as Warfarin in Preventing Strokes in Atrial Fibrillation Patients With Prior Stroke or TIA 2American Stroke Association Late-Breaking Science Report: New Drug as Effective as Warfarin in Preventing Strokes in Atrial Fibrillation Patients With Prior Stroke or TIA 3American Stroke Association Late-Breaking Science Report: New Drug as Effective as Warfarin in Preventing Strokes in Atrial Fibrillation Patients With Prior Stroke or TIA 4American Stroke Association Late-Breaking Science Report: New Drug as Effective as Warfarin in Preventing Strokes in Atrial Fibrillation Patients With Prior Stroke or TIA 5American Stroke Association Late-Breaking Science Report: New Drug as Effective as Warfarin in Preventing Strokes in Atrial Fibrillation Patients With Prior Stroke or TIA 6American Stroke Association Late-Breaking Science Report: New Drug as Effective as Warfarin in Preventing Strokes in Atrial Fibrillation Patients With Prior Stroke or TIA 7Dialysis Corporation of America Announces Fiscal Year 2009 Earnings Release Date 2Dialysis Corporation of America Announces Fiscal Year 2009 Earnings Release Date 3Dialysis Corporation of America Announces Fiscal Year 2009 Earnings Release Date 4
Inquire...
... The Trinity Biotech Captia™ Mumps IgG ... the detection and quantitative determination of IgG ... Individual serum specimens may be used for ... acute and convalescent, may be used to ...
... AUTOMATION, INC. (DAI) Mumps IgG ... intended for the detection and ... to Mumps virus in human ... be used for the determination ...
... Corporation announced the launch of the ... first bi-directional cooled-tip catheter available in the ... offers physicians the benefits of cooled ablation ... the Boston Scientific Blazer(R) catheter platform. ,Cooled ...
Medicine Products: