Title

Planning and implementing a statewide soccer HIV awareness and health promotion intervention for African-born men living in the United States

UMMS Affiliation

Graduate School of Nursing

Publication Date

11-1-2014

Document Type

Article

Subjects

Africa; *African Continental Ancestry Group; Community-Based Participatory Research; Consumer Participation; *Emigrants and Immigrants; HIV Infections; *Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice; Health Plan Implementation; Health Promotion; Humans; Massachusetts; Soccer

Disciplines

Community Health and Preventive Medicine | Immune System Diseases | Public Health Education and Promotion | Translational Medical Research | Virus Diseases

Abstract

The increasing number of African-born individuals newly diagnosed with HIV in Massachusetts led to a grassroots effort to advocate for needed resources, policies, and programs. This article describes the African Health Cup (AHC), one of the major innovative programs developed by Africans For Improved Access (AFIA) in collaboration with community members.

Keywords

UMCCTS funding

DOI of Published Version

10.1016/j.jana.2014.01.004

Source

J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2014 Nov-Dec;25(6):675-81. doi: 10.1016/j.jana.2014.01.004. Epub 2014 Mar 31. Link to article on publisher's site.

Journal/Book/Conference Title

The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care : JANAC

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

24698330