TITLE

Pres. Clinton initiates $156M fight on HIV/AIDS in Black community

PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;11/05/98, Vol. 89 Issue 45, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that US President Bill Clinton has unveiled a series of initiatives that will invest $156 million to fight HIV/AIDS in the African-American and other ethnic minority communities. AIDS as leading cause of death for African-American men age 25-44; HIV/AIDS health status disparities experienced by racial and ethnic minorities; Congressional Black Caucus' efforts to fight HIV/AIDS.
ACCESSION #
1286758

 

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