May is Hepatitis Awareness Month and May 19, 2018 is National Hepatitis Testing Day, an opportunity to shed light on this hidden epidemic by raising awareness of viral hepatitis and encouraging priority populations to get tested. According to the Centers … Continue reading →
October 15, 2015
by Liaacinc Comments Off on The Long Island Association for AIDS Care celebrates National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD).
October 15, 2015 is National Latino AIDS Awareness Day. It marks the end of a month long celebration of Hispanic Heritage. Established in 2003, and coordinated by the Latino Commission on AIDS, this day was established to bring awareness of … Continue reading →
April 11, 2013
by Liaacinc Comments Off on 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 →
February 1, 2013
by Liaacinc Comments Off on 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 16, 2012
by Liaacinc Comments Off on 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 →
October 26, 2012
by Liaacinc Comments Off on Celebrate Liver Awareness Month with a Hep C Test!
By Dr. Gail Barouh The liver is the largest gland in the human body and it acts as our filter, carrying on many complex functions such as manufacturing plasma proteins, storing carbohydrates, and detoxifying drugs and toxins as well as … Continue reading →
September 21, 2012
by Liaacinc Comments Off on Healthy Aging Month Promoted Through LIAAC’s Seasoned Adult Program
By Dr. Gail Barouh Healthy Aging Month is an annual observance month designed to focus national attention on the positive aspects of growing older, it promotes taking personal responsibility for one’s health. Growing older in a healthy way is what … Continue reading →
July 10, 2012
by Liaacinc Comments Off on July is Designated National HIV Awareness Month
By Dr. Gail Barouh July 2012 has been designated as National HIV Awareness Month. The goal of the month is to draw attention to the domestic HIV/AIDS epidemic by creating a national discourse and focusing public attention on the disease. … Continue reading →