“She’s so helpful…I love working with her [Tessa].” These are some of the wonderful comments about Tessa from several clients and guests visiting on the SHF campus.
On October 15, 2011, from 9am-4pm, join us for Rapid HIV and Hepatitis C testing at MAS Store located at 8711 North Freeway,Houston TX 77088. For More Information email Jose Reyna at email@example.com.
Recently, Reuters Health published that the life expectancy of a black man in prison is equal to that of his white counterpart. “Less than one percent of men died during incarceration, and there was no difference between black and white inmates. But outside prison walls, blacks have a higher rate of death at any given age than whites.” (Reuters Health, 2011) Of course I had to ask why?
Join “Team St. Hope” for Susan G. Komen For The Cure on October 1, 2011 8am at Sam Houston park (Sam Houston Park, 1100 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002). For more details e-mail Sara at Sara@OfferingHope.Org
If the rate of unprotected sex among Black MSM is very similar to that of White MSM then why is the rate of newly diagnosed cases of HIV among Black MSM a minimum of 4 times greater than that of our white counterparts?
I was raised by my grandmother and she used to give me words of wisdom and advice. At the time I
thought she didn’t know what she was talking about. She would say things like “Don’t count your eggs
before they hatch.”
Today was quite a sobering day as I sat in the plenary session and other group sessions at the National
HIV Prevention Conference. Yep, the rate of newly diagnosed HIV cases among young black gay/
bi-sexual men as well as African American transgendered females continues to rise.
I was sitting in a room of almost 3000 People and I began to look around. I wanted to see faces like mine, people who resembled me. To my surprise in this group of some 3000 people there was only, what I would call a “handful” of African American/Black people there.
Maria is one of the pillars we lean upon at our Savoy location. Her trademark is a cheerful personality and always ready to work. Her presence at St. Hope has afforded us greater stability with managing daily office resources. Maria is a dedicated team member who doesn’t mind helping you in your moment of need….
Via: Chron.Com An expanded federal HIV testing initiative has confirmed a high prevalence of the virus in Harris County, with 1,000 new cases identified and a heavy burden of infection among black residents tested. Overall, 2 percent of those screened had the virus, and half had not been diagnosed. Houston is often cited as a…
By Dr. Stanley T. Lewis, MD, MPH Chief Medical Officer St. Hope Foundation Not long ago I argued that the problem was not the epidemic of HIV, but the epidemic of silence. That is to say a lack of education and a lack of knowledge plagued our community. I still believe this is true to…