Diseases & Conditions - HIV Videos
Despite advances in HIV testing and treatment, HIV and AIDS still pose a major threat to African-American men who have sex with other men, inject drugs with dirty needles, or neglect to get tested. In the US, African Americans at risk need to know if they are HIV-positive to benefit from life-saving therapies and avoid infecting others.
HIV/AIDS 101 is a video that uses new technologies, cutting edge graphics and story to convey the most important messages that everyone needs to know about HIV and prevention. It has a message that we all need to know and share with our friends and loved ones. It features a young man searching his computer tablet for information on AIDS, and finds, with a little help, it's right there "at his fingertips."
Jamie Foxx, Academy Award winner actor and singer warns everyone, especially young African Americans, about the dangers of keeping silent about HIV and AIDS. He urges everyone, particularly young adults, to talk about HIV and learn about prevention.
In this story, singer Jamar Rogers discusses living with HIV, fighting stigma around HIV, and the strong support of his mom, Danielle. The Let’s Stop HIV Together national HIV awareness and anti-stigma campaign features the stories of 22 individuals living with HIV and the steps they are taking to encourage others in the fight against HIV.
The public service announcement (PSA) for the Let’s Stop HIV Together national HIV awareness and anti-stigma campaign features the stories of 22 individuals living with HIV and the steps they are taking to encourage others in the fight against HIV. Get the Facts. Get Tested. Get Involved.
In this digital story, Shana shares the story of her diagnosis when she was only 22 years old, in college and dealing with the end of a difficult relationship. She also shares her fears after realizing that she had acquired the virus during her pregnancy and after being told she would only have five years to live. Shana and husband Bear discuss how love, treatment and knowledge helped them fight HIV together. They also share their reason for participating in this campaign: to raise awareness of this important issue among the Native American community.
In this video, Tommy shares his story about finding out he was HIV positive at age 25. He candidly shares the many issues he had to confront including getting treatment, disclosing to his family and finding a support system. Together with friend, Pamela, they discuss issues important to the Native American community, including the need for increasing conversations to raise awareness and reduce stigma as well as promoting HIV testing.
Ludacris, Grammy award winner singer and actor warns everyone about the dangers of keeping silent concerning HIV/AIDS. He urges everyone and especially the young African American community to talk about HIV/AIDS and its prevention.
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- Page last reviewed: February 1, 2015
- Page last updated: February 1, 2015
- Content source:
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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