Stigma. It’s something that people with HIV/AIDS have dealt with for decades. Even with all the education available now and the public awareness campaigns such as U = U (undetectable equals untransmittable), the stigma is still there.
“Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable,” is a Kenyan proverb that speaks to the wisdom of making one stronger by surrounding it with many. When one looks at the life and career of Amna Osman, the newly hired CEO of Nashville CARES, you will clearly see this proverb come to life.
The 17th annual Dining Out For Life® returns to Nashville on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Area restaurants will participate in Dining Out For Life by donating a generous percentage of the day’s sales from either breakfast, lunch and/or dinner to Nashville CARES.
Rutgers scholar Henry Raymond, an expert in HIV/LGBT populations, is researching HIV prevalence and behaviors among hard to reach LGBT communities in order to monitor the epidemic and provide data to design appropriate education and intervention strategies in HIV prevention.