Upcoming Virtual Event: Addressing Health Equity: HIV, STIs and Behavioral Health among Black Community (February 23)Posted February 18, 2022
In commemoration of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and Black History Month, Region 6 (Dallas, TX) and 9 (Los Angeles, CA) Prevention through Active Community Engagement (PACE) programs, in collaboration with the partners from across the regions present a virtual event, Addressing Health Equity: HIV, STIs and Behavioral Health among Black Community.
Join on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at 11:30AM- 12:50PM PST/1:30PM-2:50PM CT to examine the impact of HIV, STIs, and Behavioral Health among the Black community and efforts to address these syndemic to End the HIV Epidemic.
- Highlight Key federal activities to address HIV, STIs, and Behavioral health
- Discuss how HIV/AIDS, STIs and behavioral health disproportionately impact the Black community
- Identify factors contributing to increasing rates of HIV and STIs among the Black communities
- Discuss best practices for addressing the syndemic (HIV/STIs/BH) among the Black community
- Lonnetta Wilson, Ending the HIV Epidemic Coordinator, Tarrant County Public Health Department
- J. Maurice McCants-Pearsall, MBA, CPH, VP, Health Equity & Special Initiatives, Real Chemistry
- Auntjuan “Mr. Community” Wiley, B.S.W., M.P.H. President and CEO AIDS Walk South Dallas, Inc.
- Brian-Tyler Orr, Ending the HIV Epidemic Epidemiology Specialist, Tarrant County Public Health Department
- Don Jackson, HFP Training Specialist, Health Federation of Philadelphia
- Rob Phoenix, APRN, FNP-C, Founder of the Huntridge Family Clinic, Las Vegas, Nevada
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