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AFIA

Africans for Improved Access (AFIA)

Africans for Improved AccessThe AFIA Program is the first program in Massachusetts dedicated to addressing the increasing HIV/AIDS rates in African communities living in Massachusetts. AFIA provides HIV prevention, education and screening services and facilitates cultural competency trainings for providers who serve African immigrants and refugees.
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MOCAA

Men of Color Against AIDS (MOCAA)

Men of Color Against AIDSMAC's work with the Black MSM community expanded in 2003 with its merger with Men of Color Against AIDS (MOCAA)-the only stand-alone Black MSM agency in the state. A unique program in the Boston area, MOCAA offers prevention and screening programming for Black men who have sex with men.
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NEXUS

NEXUS

NEXUSCommunity Health Nexus is MAC's Technical Assistance & Capacity Building program, which is dedicated to "... transforming the way we serve communities." Nexus provides technical assistance and capacity development designed to enhance HIV/AIDS services and organizations, by matching culturally appropriate resources to specific community needs.
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Casa Iris

Casa Iris, Inc.

Casa IrisCasa Iris, Inc. is a community based organization which offers culturally and linguistically appropriate peer support and referral services to HIV/AIDS infected and affected Latinos(as) in the Greater Boston Area.
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Faith Initiatives

Faith Initiatives

Project NEBAI and Who Touched Me Ministries are MAC's Faith Initiatives. We provide one-on-one organization consultations for HIV program development in churches and other places of worship, HIV 101 training for the faith community, and support in mobilizing local efforts to commemorate the national "Black Church Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS."
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SOE

State of Emergency Initiative

State of Emergency logoFunded by the Boston Public Health Commission, the State of Emergency Initiative at the Multicultural AIDS Coalition increases awareness of HIV in Boston's Black communities, educates about the importance of HIV testing, and supports people to get tested.
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WCAC

Women of Color Affecting Change

Women of Color Affecting Change logoFounded in 1992 by a group of devoted community women - 5 of which were HIV positive. Central to all of it's services are strategies, which endeavor to halt the dual epidemics of substance abuse and HIV/AIDS, and successfully provide women of color with skills, information and support needed to take the steps necessary to attain self-sufficiency.
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GET TESTED @ THE MAC!

 

MAC is providing onsite HIV testing.
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BE THE GENERATION

 

Be The Generation logo Be The Generation was created by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to to maintain and establish relationships with communities most impacted by the HIV/AIDS epidemic in order to promote awareness, understanding, dialogue, and support for biomedical prevention research, including HIV vaccine research, microbicide research, and pre-exposure prophylaxis research.

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Attention Soccer Fans!! African Health Cup on July 11th!

Mark your calendars soccer fans!!! The 6th Annual African Health Cup is around the corner. It is happening on Saturday, July 11th at the Cawley Stadium in Lowell, Massachusetts. If you are interested in being a sponsor, vendor, volunteer, or want to register your community team, please contact us at 617-642-3429 or awoyah@mac-boston.org

Posted by Rachel Jescola on Wed, 13 May 2015

 

“The Hidden Epidemic”: HIV and Hepatitis B Prevention, Screening and Care among African Immigrants

This three-part webinar series is for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, social workers, case managers, and clinic administrators who work in various health care settings and who wish to enhance their knowledge and competencies in providing effective culturally and linguistically competent HIV and Hepatitis B prevention, screening and clinical care to African immigrants.

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Posted by Rachel Jescola on Mon, 4 May 2015

 

National African Immigrant & Refugee HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis Awareness Day

September 9th is designated as NAIRHHA Day. The purpose of NAIRHHA Day is to bring national and local attention to the HIV and viral Hepatitis needs of African immigrants living in the U.S. in a culturally and linguistically appropriate manner. The creation of a national awareness day will also support the eradication of other epidemics fueling or related to HIV disparities among African immigrants, including Tuberculosis, Substance Use and Mental Health.

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Posted by MAC Boston on Wed, 27 Aug 2014

 

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