Women from across the city met at a health summit in Harlem on March 18 to discuss health equity issues around HIV/AIDS treatment and other health care in the city.
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The city’s Department of Health has expanded clinical services at newly renamed “sexual health clinics” and embarked on a new ad campaign to ensure that all New Yorkers take care of their sexual health.
New York’s AIDS victims will be memorialized at a new site in Greenwich Village to be dedicated on Dec. 1, World AIDS Day.
City health officials are issuing new warnings about the Zika virus, concerned that holiday-related travel to affected areas might result in more infections.
As Zika cases rise, the NYC Department of Health is launching a new campaign to urge pregnant women or women who are trying to become pregnant, and their partners, to defer travel to Zika-affected areas.
Health Commissioner Mary T. Bassett spoke about a range of subjects, from Zika to health inequities across neighborhoods, at a Newsmakers briefing sponsored by the Center for Community and Ethnic Media.
Although they are not famiiar with her work, AIDS activists were encouraged by some of the newly named health commissioner’s remarks on HIV prevention strategies, reports Gay City News.