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Youth Activism Necessary for HIV/AIDS Prevention

Youth Activism Necessary for HIV/AIDS Prevention

1 in 5…. 1 in 5 people in the United States have HIV and do not know their status. AIDS is now the 3rd leading cause of death among black women ages 35-44 and currently 1 in 110 people in the world is infected with HIV.
An article on AIDS Prevention through youth activism by Jonathan Baston

I Still…

By Gene Valentine: A poem about lost love and HIV disclosure

SNMA Greater Than AIDS Campaign

SNMA Greater Than AIDS Campaign

SNMA Greater Than AIDS Campaign  Written by: SNMA National President, Michael Knight The SNMA Greater Than AIDS campaign is on the move! As one of this year’s Presidential Initiatives, the SNMA>AIDS campaign represents the community empowerment component of this year’s national programmatic agenda and builds upon our well-established Sexual Health Awareness Protocol. Through this campaign, […]

Respect Yourself, Check Yourself, Protect Yourself Movement

Respect Yourself, Check Yourself, Protect Yourself Movement

Respect yourself, Check yourself, Protect Yourself  By: Jonathan Batson, Student National Medical Association Committee Member This past year marks the 30th anniversary of the HIV/AIDS global pandemic. Though many have been lost during the pre-HIV drug treatment years, through community activism, policy change and research, HIV prevalence rates seem to be leveling off. Though this […]

Poem: My Neighbor’s House

My Neighbor’s House It would seem that a wise man would worry About the termites eating the wood next door, Considering that when they get through eating through my ceiling They would move on to yours… But logic has been a well kept secret, And need must be an uninvited guest Because few have risen […]