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Held December 2 and 3, the virtual #2021USCHA will highlight federal leaders, rural states, Native communities, COVID-19 and more.
“Native American Month should be every month,” asserts the leader of the National Native American AIDS Prevention Center.
Disparities extend from HIV acquisition all the way through to hospitalization and AIDS-defining illnesses.
Check out The AMP: AIDS Memorial Pathway in Seattle—and learn why there’s a huge X sculpture made of speakers! [SLIDESHOW]
HIV diagnoses rose among Native Americans and Alaska Natives between 2014 and 2018, but death rates decreased.
However, even as new cases climbed, deaths declined.
Watch “Positively Native,” a short film on HIV issues in Native communities, and raise awareness for NNHAAD on March 20.
Certain racial/ethnic groups and older people aren’t being adequately represented and trial reporting guidelines aren’t being followed.
Among Native Americans, the COVID-19 vaccine rollout so far has been a success story.
But American Indians and Alaska Natives saw the sharpest increase in deaths involving methamphetamines. Here’s a possible solution.
Amid rising HIV and COVID-19 rates, Native people have become more active in voting rights and politics.
It’s part of a $234 million federal initiative to improve COVID-19 testing among vulnerable populations.
More diversity would help doctors determine whether coronavirus treatments and vaccines will work for all population groups.
The 2020 theme is “Resiliency + Action: Ending the HIV Epidemic in Native Communities.”
But it comes with deep cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, cancer funds and other health and science programs.
311 trans and gender-nonconforming people were murdered in the past year worldwide, according to a new report.
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