A Discussion of African-American Females on the Effect of HIV/AIDS: A Call for Action

Holiday-Driver, Necoal; Thomas, Chippewa; Hunter, Monica
September 2008
Journal of Thought;Fall/Winter 2008, Vol. 43 Issue 3/4, p21
Academic Journal
The article explores the impact of HIV/AIDS on heterosexual African American women. The so-called triple burden facing these women can reportedly lead to major issues regarding their quality of life and health. The significance of differences between women and men with HIV disease is explained. The necessity for more research and outreach initiatives aimed at African American women with HIV disease is emphasized.


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