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2008 National Conference on African-Americans and AIDS
A National Forum on HIV/AIDS for Health Professionals
Who Provide Care for African-Americans


ARCHIVED CONFERENCE PAGES

Original Conference was February 25–26, 2008
Sheraton Philadelphia City Center, Philadelphia, PA

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Conference Audience, Goals, and Objectives

The goal of this activity is to update the knowledge, skills, and attitudes of health providers who care for patients with HIV/AIDS. This activity is also designed for healthcare media, federal and state legislators, AIDS service organization officers, social workers, pharmacists, nurses, peer counselors, church leadership and corrections healthcare personnel. The objectives are to familiarize participants with the epidemiology of HIV in the United States, current guidelines and cutting edge clinical modalities for the management of HIV, current research encompassing drug abuse and its connection to the HIV epidemic, social and psychiatric concerns of the HIVinfected patient, policy initiatives, trends and political issues which impact all HIV-infected patients.

See highlights and exclusive speeches from previous Conferences in our Archive Pages

To learn more about Ta-coumba Aiken, the artist that created the 2008 Conference painting, which is entitled “Promise”, visit www.decemberdesigns.com. We wish to thank Ms.Del Bey for the use of “Promises”.

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