TITLE

Isis health initiative combats cervical cancer in women of color

AUTHOR(S)
Moorer, Talise D.
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;3/2/2006, Vol. 97 Issue 10, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Balm in Gilead Inc., a nonprofit organization purposed to address life-threatening diseases, especially HIV and AIDS, has expanded its healing, education and advocacy efforts. This expansion is undertaken to incorporate goals of their new Isis Project, a health initiative that educates African American women about cervical cancer and the virus that causes it. Recently, Balm in Gilead's founder and chief executive Pernessa Seele hosted a roundtable in lower Manhattan, New York, to unveil plans for the 17th annual Black Church Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS.
ACCESSION #
20052009

 

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