TITLE

Black colleges and Red Cross team up to fight spread of HIV/AIDS

PUB. DATE
July 1998
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;07/23/98, Vol. 89 Issue 30, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the staging of the 1998 African-American human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) Summer Training Institute, by the American Red Cross and the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education. Aims of the project; Number of African Americans who die of HIV or AIDS; Involvement of Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the project; Comments from various persons involved with the program.
ACCESSION #
900415

 

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