The LIAAC Blog

News and thoughts from the Long Island Association for AIDS Care

May 5, 2017
by Liaacinc
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LIAAC receives Grant Award from Center for Disease Control and Prevention for Young Men of Color who have Sex with Men

LIAAC is excited to announce that we have been awarded funding by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) for a comprehensive HIV prevention program, focusing on Young Men of Color who have Sex with Men (YMSM). LIAAC’s YMSM Alternative Prevention … Continue reading

April 11, 2013
by Liaacinc
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National Minority Health Month- Health Disparity and Discrimination Still Persists.

By Dr. Gail Barouh April is National Minority Health Month. You would think that with the Supreme Court considering the possible overturn of affirmative action, minorities would not need their own health month. But despite what is going on in … Continue reading

March 6, 2013
by Liaacinc
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Day Recognizes Special Risks HIV/AIDS Poses for Women and Girls

By Dr. Gail Barouh March 10 is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.  This day was created to recognize the special risks HIV/AIDS pose for women and girls and to raise awareness of how the disease impacts them. Women … Continue reading

February 12, 2013
by Liaacinc
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National Condom Awareness Day Helps Re-focus Spotlight on Safer Sex

By Dr. Gail Barouh Among recent advances in HIV treatment, one of the most noteworthy has been the reduction of transmission risk in patients receiving successful anti-retroviral treatments. Unfortunately, many media outlets have misinterpreted this and insinuated in their reports … Continue reading

February 1, 2013
by Liaacinc
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LIAAC Fighting Stigma and Marginalization on Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

By Dr. Gail Barouh Black HIV/AIDS awareness day is a national HIV education, testing, leadership and treatment community mobilization initiative that targets Black communities. But it’s also an opportunity to talk about fighting marginalization and stigma. In our society you … Continue reading

November 30, 2012
by Liaacinc
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World AIDS Day 2012 Inspires Reflection on the Year in AIDS

By Gail Barouh Over the years LIAAC has found many ways to commemorate World AIDS day. We have participated in events and created events, doing education, outreach and testing. This year we are doing outreach and education work at Long … Continue reading

November 16, 2012
by Liaacinc
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Diabetes, One of the Nation’s Fastest Growing Chronic Illnesses

By Dr. Gail Barouh American Diabetes Month is designed to focus the nation’s attention on the issues surrounding diabetes and the many people who are impacted by the disease. Raising awareness of this ever-growing disease is the goal of the … Continue reading