Soaring rates

Jacobs, Ethan
February 2005
Bay Windows;2/10/2005, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p3
Highlights the issues discussed by Phill Wilson, executive director of the Black AIDS Institute, in his meeting with HIV/AIDS organizations in Massachusetts on February 4, 2005. Percentage of African-Americans dignosed with AIDS; Actions that can be taken by the African American community to address the issue on AIDS; Budget alloted by U.S. President George W. Bush for the AIDS Drug Assistance Program. INSET: Local happenings.


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