Correlates of barriers to HIV testing: A comparison of immigrant and US born black individuals
Learning Areas:Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Protection of the public in relation to communicable diseases including prevention or control
Public health or related public policy
Identify barriers to HIV testing in black immigrants and compare them to barriers in US born black individuals. Describe the impact these barriers to HIV testing may have on HIV testing rates in immigrant populations now that HIV testing is no longer mandatory due to the lifting of the HIV Travel Ban.
Keyword(s): HIV/AIDS, Immigrants
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the principal or co-principal investigator of several federally funded grants focusing on access to HIV services, care and treatment both domestically and internationally. This study was funded through a grant awarded by the Centers for AIDS Research at Harvard University. My scientific interests include racial and ethnic disparities in access to HIV care and related services, particularly those designed for women and immigrant populations.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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