Geography Should Not Be Destiny

American Journal of Public Health: Dec 23, 2013

Focusing HIV/AIDS Implementation Research and Programs on Microepidemics in US Neighborhoods

African Americans and Hispanics are disproportionately affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Within the most heavily affected cities, a few neighborhoods account for a large share of new HIV infections.

Addressing racial and economic disparities in HIV infection requires an implementation program and research agenda that assess the impact of HIV prevention interventions focused on increasing HIV testing, treatment, and retention in care in the most heavily affected neighborhoods in urban areas of the United States. Read more