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Fighting AIDS in the Black Community
February 9, 1989 at 12:00 AM EDT
5046223782Fighting AIDS in the Black CommunityAs more black Americans became infected with HIV, activists spread their message of prevention on the streets and through churches.1989-02-09 18:00:00disabled1967244456187731How South Africa plans to 'end AIDS'Nearly one in five people infected with HIV globally lives in South Africa, and only half of them are on treatment. But the nation has made major strides against the virus in recent years and now is aggressively moving implementing a plan to end the epidemic. William Brangham reports in the final installment of our series "The End of AIDS?"2016-07-21 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/safrica2-320x196.jpg2365808469EZQ10nNixHA187499Why a Kenyan island may teach the world how to beat AIDSA massive HIV test-and-treat study is underway in Kenya and Uganda. Migratory men in the fishing industry there have been hit especially hard and researchers are trying creative ways to encourage them to get tested, offering music and giveaways. William Brangham reports from Mfangano Island with support from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting for our series, “The End of AIDS?”2016-07-20 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/kenya2-e1469059248562-320x196.jpg2365807557WUf9lJhbgN8186632Rwanda, once torn by genocide, now a global anti-AIDS leaderRwanda emerged from its 1994 genocide to build one of the most successful AIDS responses in Africa and is working mightily to halt mother-to-child HIV transmissions. They’ve done it with a mix of science, technology and “aggressive neighborliness.” William Brangham reports with support from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting for the fourth part of our series, “The End of AIDS?”2016-07-14 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/rwanda2-320x196.jpg23658034082KYLYhuoLTs
As more black Americans became infected with HIV, activists spread their message of prevention on the streets and through churches.
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