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Tread Red WALK and Fun RUN
Mr. Doug McCloud returns to a Woman’s Worth to share information about the upcoming TREAD RED WALK AND FUN RUN. The event is scheduled on Saturday September 24 at 8am. Doug informs listeners the purpose of the walk as well as activities taking place during the event. Mr. McCloud shares information of participating sponsors and vendors. Also, listeners learn about MAO’s 35thAnniversary, the importance of the event, and how to participate in the upcoming TREAD RED WALK AND FUN RUN.
29:00
September 26, 2022
Monkeypox. Not Just for Men. 2.0
A Woman’s Worth continues to follow and provide information on Monkeypox. This episode, Dr. Foster provides an update on Monkeypox. She shares with listeners that “Monkeypox is Not Just for Men”. Listeners receives information on the modes of transmission and symptoms of Monkeypox. Also, Dr. Foster provides information on the treatment and vaccine for Monkeypox. In addition, Dr. Foster informs listeners to contact their health provider or local health department if experiencing any symptoms of Monkeypox.
27:55
September 12, 2022
St. Paul AME Church & National Faith HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
A Woman’s Worth continues to promote National Faith HIV/AIDS Awareness Day observed on August 29. This is a day to engage faith communities to work together for HIV/AIDS education, prevention, treatment, care, and support, and to reduce and eliminate stigma and discrimination. This episode “A Woman’s Worth” features Mrs. Crystal Nelson with St. Paul AME Church in Montgomery. Listeners will learn how St. Paul AME Church became involved in HIV/AIDS work. Also, Crystal shared information about projects and upcoming events offered by the church. Also, listeners learn ways people of faith can share information about National Faith HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and get involved in HIV.
30:15
August 29, 2022
Southern AIDS Coalition (SAC)
This week a Woman’s Worth welcomed Dafina Ward, Executive Director of Southern AIDS Coalition (SAC).  Dafina provided information about her journey in HIV and her journey with SAC. In addition, she shared with listeners background information about SAC including SAC’s advocacy work in the South. Listeners learned that SAC started in Alabama and serves many states across the South. Also, listeners were informed on SAC’s current initiatives.
23:24
August 01, 2022
Monkeypox and HIV
This week's episode is all about Monkeypox. Dr. Pamela Payne-Foster provided information about Monkeypox. Listeners were informed on the modes of transmission and symptoms of Monkeypox. Dr. Foster provided Information on treatment and the vaccine for Monkeypox. Listeners were also provided some information on HIV during the program. In addition, hosts shared information about the importance of women being informed and aware of Monkeypox and sharing the information with loved ones and others.
30:23
July 25, 2022
"SHE LOOKS LIKE ME" - Featuring an HIV Positive African American Woman
This episode featured St. Paul AME Church’s "SHE LOOKS LIKE ME" Initiative. Listeners heard the story and journey of an HIV positive African American Woman. Also, listeners were informed on the initiative and the efforts to educate and provide HIV testing for African American Women. In addition, listeners received information on the work the church is doing to reduce HIV infections among cis gender women.
34:35
July 18, 2022
My Brother's Kepper
A Woman’s Worth Community Health and Wellness Radio Program welcomed Dr. LaRon Nelson with Yale University to the program to talk with Dr. Foster and Mrs. White. Dr. Nelson shared information about his background, journey, and role at Yale University. Also, Dr. Nelson informed listeners on current research projects that will take place in Alabama, particularly Montgomery. In addition, Dr. Nelson provided his work in MSM research and the intersection with HIV prevention. Moreover, Dr. Nelson talked with the co-hosts about lessons learned from COVID.
51:45
June 29, 2022
"HIV TESTING" ADPH HIV/AIDS Division
A Woman’s Worth Community Health and Wellness Radio Program recognizes National HIV Testing Day (June 27)! Mrs. Jora White with the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) HIV/AIDS Division joined co-hosts Dr. Pamela Foster and Mrs. Reashanda White to provide information about HIV Testing.  Mrs. Jora White shared with listeners information on the various HIV tests available. She informed listeners on locations to get tested as well as HIV testing activities and events taking place in Montgomery and across the state for National HIV Testing Day.  In addition, Jora informed listeners on the importance of all women screening for HIV and all women making HIV testing apart of their routine screenings.
33:28
June 13, 2022
Breaking Barriers Symposium 2022 - Lessons Learned from an Community Engaged Scholar
Dr. Pamela Payne-Foster gives a presentation at the Breaking Barriers Symposium called A Pathway to EHE - Lessons Learned from an Community Engaged Scholar. In the talk, she gives an introduction to the project called Ending the HIV Epidemic, discusses how academic and community partnerships are a part of this project, and describes two example faith-based projects in the community.
48:06
June 06, 2022
"SHE LOOKS LIKE ME"-Featuring an HIV Positive African American Woman
A Woman’s Worth Community Health and Wellness Radio Show continues to celebrate Women’s Health Month! This episode featured St. Paul AME Church’s “SHE LOOKS LIKE ME” Initiative. Listeners heard the story and journey of an HIV positive African American Woman. Also, listeners were informed on the initiative and the efforts to educate and provide HIV testing for African American Women.  In addition, listeners received information on the work the church is doing to reduce HIV infections among cis gender women.
34:26
May 23, 2022
HIV "Has Not Left Us" Update from ADPH HIV/AIDS Division
A Woman’s Worth Community Health and Wellness Show celebrates Women’s Health Month! Mrs. Jora White with the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) HIV/AIDS Division joined co-hosts Dr. Pamela Foster and Mrs. Reashanda White to provide an update on HIV and Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE). Mrs. White shared with listeners upcoming women’s health programs hosted by ADPH HIV/AIDS Division.  Mrs. White informed listeners on the importance of community and faith leaders as well as community and faith organizations partnering with ADPH to get involved in the work of Ending the HIV Epidemic. In addition, Mrs. White discuss the importance of creating innovative approaches to educating individuals in Alabama to prevent the spread of HIV.
31:05
May 09, 2022
Intimate Partner Violence and HIV
Ms. Teresa Tillman with Alabama Coalition Against Rape (ACAR) informed listeners about ACAR and services they provide for women. Also, listeners received information about Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and HIV. Listeners were informed that IPV can increase a woman’s risk for HIV. Teresa shared with listeners the types of IPV, and ways women can reduce IPV. In addition, Teresa provided information on upcoming programs and trainings ACAR is hosting for women in Montgomery and across the state.
35:36
May 02, 2022
St. Paul AME Church-"SHE LOOKS LIKE ME” Women’s Conference
Crystal Nelson with St. Paul AME Church returned to the show to provide more information about their upcoming HIV Women’s Conference “SHE LOOKS LIKE ME-SHE TREAT”.  The conference is scheduled on Friday April 29 and Saturday April 30. Crystal shared a list of activities that will take place at the conference.  Also, listeners were informed on some of the topics and keynote speakers that will present at the conference. Crystal provided information where listeners can go to learn more about the “SHE LOOKS LIKE ME-Women’s Conference” and to register.
32:11
April 25, 2022
Ending the HIV Epidemic-What is it?
This week listeners received information about Ending the HIV Epidemic in the United States (EHE). Dr. Foster shared with listeners the plan to end the HIV epidemic in the United States by 2030. Listeners were informed on the key strategies of Ending the HIV Epidemic. In addition, listeners received information on advancements in HIV prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. Both co-hosts provided information about HIV and African Americans and acknowledged some of the root causes that contribute to the increase of HIV in African Americans in the Deep South.
32:52
April 18, 2022
HIV, Stigma, Fear and Disclosure
Shericka Williams with MAO returned to the show to talk about HIV, Stigma, Fear and Disclosure. Shericka shared with listeners her role at MAO and education programs provided for the community. She talked about the issue of stigma and fear as it relates to women accessing treatment. She provided information about women including HIV testing and STI screening as a part of the routine pap smear. Also, Shericka talked in depth about HIV positive women and disclosing status in new intimate partner relationships.
36:09
April 11, 2022
COVID-19 and HIV Update
Co-hosts Dr. Pam Foster and Mrs. Reashanda White provided updates on COVID-19 and HIV. Listeners were reminded that COVID-19 is not OVER and to REMAIN VIGILANT! Mrs. White provided a report from the Alabama Department of Public Health on the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths in Alabama as well as the number of Alabamians that received a COVID-19 vaccine. Dr. Foster talked with listeners about Herd Immunity. Also, Dr. Foster reminded listeners the importance of getting a COVID-19 vaccine and completing the series of COVID-19 vaccinations. Masking and social distance updates were provided to listeners. In addition, Dr. Foster provided an update on the HIV vaccine.
30:12
April 04, 2022
Women's History Month-Medical Advocacy and Outreach (MAO)-Interim Chief Executive Officer
In celebration of Women’s History Month, A Woman’s Worth Show highlighted Ashley Tarrant, the first African American Woman to be named the Interim Chief Executive Officer with Medical Advocacy and Outreach (MAO). Ashley came to the show to talk with Dr. Pam Foster and Mrs. Reashanda White about MAO, her climb at MAO as well as MAO’s 35th Anniversary Year events and activities.  Listeners received historical information about MAO as well as services offered by MAO and the vision for MAO. Ashley shared with listeners her educational background as well as the various roles that she has served in at MAO that led her to becoming the Interim Chief Executive Officer. Also, Ashley provided listeners with information on upcoming services MAO will be providing for individuals in the community that is not infected with HIV.  In addition, Ashley shared with listeners upcoming activities and events MAO is hosting for their 35th Anniversary.
29:58
March 28, 2022
Intersection between Transgender and HIV
Carmarion D. Anderson-Harvey with Human Rights Campaign Alabama came to the show to talk with Dr. Pam Foster and Mrs. Reashanda White about the Intersection between Transgender and HIV. Listeners received information on Carmarion’s background and journey. Carmarion provided listeners with information about the Human Right Campaign and her role with the organization. In addition, Carmarion informed listeners on some issues that affect the LGBTQ + community in Alabama
31:35
March 21, 2022
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Shericka Williams with Medical Advocacy and Outreach (MAO) joined Reashanda White to share information with listeners about National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.  Listeners learned the purpose of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Also, listeners received information on the importance of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Shericka shared with listeners the programs and events MAO is hosting for National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on March 10.
29:18
March 07, 2022
Dr. Pamela Payne-Foster talk with MAO, Part 2
Talk given February 7th. This is part 2 of 2.
29:58
February 14, 2022
Dr. Pamela Payne-Foster's Tall with MAO Part 1
Talk given February 7th. This is part 1 of 2.
29:58
February 07, 2022
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Guest Mrs. Deandra Brown Tuyishime with Medical Advocacy Outreach (MAO) joined Dr. Pam Foster and Mrs. Reashanda White to share information with listeners about National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.  Listeners learned the purpose of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Also, listeners received information on the importance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. DeAndra shared with listeners a list of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day programs, events and activities that MAO is hosting on February 7 and following February 7. Also, our co-host Dr. Pam Foster will be a feature speaker for one of the programs.
32:20
January 31, 2022
COVID-19 Update featuring Dr. Mary G. McIntyre, Chief Medical Officer, Alabama Department of Public Health
Co-hosts Dr. Pam Foster and Reashanda White were joined by Dr. Mary McIntyre to provide an update on COVID-19. Dr. McIntyre provided an update on the number of COVID-19 cases in Alabama. Listeners received an update on the seriousness of the Omicron variant. Dr. McIntyre provided an update on vaccinations for children. Listeners received information on COVID-19 and pregnant women.  Also, listeners received information on the new CDC guidelines for isolation and quarantine. In addition, Dr. McIntyre informed listeners on the importance of vaccinations, masking and testing to combat COVID-19.
31:09
January 17, 2022
HIV and Stigma
This week’s episode focused on HIV and Stigma. Dr. Foster talked about her research “PROJECT FAITHH”. She provided information on what is stigma and the different types of stigma related to HIV. Dr. Foster provided information on what they found and learned from the research project.
32:57
January 10, 2022
Update on Women and PrEP
The co-hosts Dr. Pam Foster and Reashanda White provided an update on Women and PrEP. Dr. Foster informed listeners on the new injection PrEP medication recently approved by the FDA. Also, listeners were informed on why PrEP is important for African American Women. Dr. Foster shared with listeners about the new HIV Cares Tool App provided by the AIDS Education Training Center https://aidsetc.org/app.
32:13
January 03, 2022
World AIDS Day 2021
This special show on A Woman’s Worth is dedicated to World AIDS Day was moderated by Dr. Pamela Payne Foster. After giving a short summary on the history of World AIDS Day (WAD) founded in 1988 along with a moment of silence in remembrance of those persons with HIV who have passed in the Montgomery area, she had three special guests of the AIDS Service Organization, Montgomery Advocacy Outreach (MAO) including Dr. Margarite Barber-Owens an internal medicine physician who was formerly in private practice in Montgomery and currently works part time as a clinician with MAO, Douglas McCloud- Education and Outreach and Teresa Benson - facilitator for the Women’s HIV Support Group. The guests covered two main topics from their respective: how HIV services and treatment have improved since the first WAD celebration and what HIV services and treatment will look like in the future.
32:46
November 30, 2021
HOT Spot HIV Study with Dr. Pam Foster
During this show, Dr. Pam Foster was introduced as the new co-host of the show. Dr. Foster shared information on her background in HIV/AIDS. Also, she shared information with listeners about the HOT Spot HIV Study with Pastors from the Deep South. Dr. Foster provided information on what they found and learned from the study with Pastors.
34:03
November 29, 2021
World AIDS Day Part I with Shericka Williams, Education Manager with Medical Advocacy and Outreach (MAO)
Shericka Williams with MAO returned to the show to educate listeners about World AIDS Day. Shericka provided background information on World AIDS Day to listeners. Also, she shared the importance of World AIDS Day as well as the purpose of World AIDS Day. Listeners were informed of MAO's World AIDS Day event. Also, listeners were informed on ways to get involved in World AIDS Day 2021.
29:29
November 15, 2021
COVID-19 Updates-Vaccine Booster, Federal Vaccine Mandate and Holiday Gatherings Guidance
Dr. Pam Foster and Dr. Barbara Owens returned to the show to provide COVID 19 Updates. They both shared information on the Delta Variant. Dr. Owens informed listeners on the benefits of continuing to wear a mask, social distance and hand washing. Listeners received updated information on the Vaccine Booster Shot (3rd Shot). Dr. Foster and Dr. Owens continued to drive the point the POWER is in PREVENTION! The vaccine is the most powerful PREVENTION TOOL that is available to combat COVID 19 and save lives! They strongly encourage individuals to get vaccinated. Dr. Pam Foster shared information about the new Vaccine Federal Mandate. Dr. Owens provided information on the vaccine pill that is in the works by Merck.  Also, Dr. Foster and Dr. Owens provided information about Pediatrics and the COVID 19 vaccine. Moreover, they provided guidance for upcoming holiday gatherings. Again, they encourage listeners to get vaccinated and those already vaccinated to get the booster shot or the 3rd shot.
52:45
November 01, 2021
Healthy Relationships and HIV with Teresa Zeigler (Therapist and formerly with Medical Advocacy Outreach (MAO)
Since October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we continue to talk about topics related to Domestic Violence. This show listeners were provided information on healthy relationships and HIV. Teresa provided a description of a relationship as well as a healthy relationship. She provided information on the signs of a healthy relationship. In addition, listeners learned what is an unhealthy relationship. Also, Teresa provided signs of an unhealthy relationships.  Also, listeners were provided information on getting help for those in an abusive relationship. Moreover, Teresa provided information about HIV positive women and healthy relationships.
39:57
October 25, 2021
HIV, Self Esteem and Self Care with Teresa Zeigler (Therapist and formerly with Medical Advocacy Outreach (MAO)
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we continue to talk about topics related to Domestic Violence. Teresa recap information on Intimate Partner Violence (IPV). Risk factors associated with IPV were shared.  Teresa provided a description of what is self-esteem as well as low self-esteem. Also, Teresa talked about self-worth, self-confidence and self-love. Teresa provided many examples and cases of what low self-esteem and high self-esteem looks like. Also, examples and cases of low self-worth, low self-confidence and low self-love is how the lack of the forenamed put women at increased risk for HIV. At the conclusion of the show, Teresa shared with listeners the importance of self-care and provided examples of ways women can take care of themselves.
42:12
October 18, 2021
HIV and Intimate Partner Violence with Teresa Zeigler (Therapist and formerly with Medical Advocacy Outreach (MAO)
Listeners were introduced to Teresa and her background as a therapist and working with HIV positive women. We kicked off the show with acknowledging National Domestic Violence Month.  Teresa shared Domestic Violence information and stats.  Teresa described Intimate Partner Violence (IPV). Also, she talked about the role IPV play in HIV infections. Mrs. Zeigler informed listeners on the most common types of IPV. Also, she shared the risk factors for IPV. Moreover, Teresa provided ways to prevent IPV as well as to stop IPV before it starts. Furthermore, she provided information on local organizations that individuals can contact if they are experiencing Intimate Partner Violence or in a Domestic Violence situation.
34:15
October 11, 2021
HIV Positive Women Struggles and Support with Teresa Zeigler formerly with Medical Advocacy Outreach (MAO)
Listeners were introduced to Teresa and her background as a therapist and working with HIV positive women. Teresa shared information with listeners about some struggles and issues that she witnessed HIV positive deal with. The main struggle for HIV positive women is (stigma) which prevents women from accessing and staying in treatment.  Also, Teresa shared with listeners that (support) is key for the empowerment of women living with HIV. She shared some examples of supports that community can provide for women living with HIV to access and adhere to treatment as well as improve their quality of life.
31:57
October 04, 2021
HIV and the Impact of COVID w/ Dr. Pam Foster and Dr. Marguerite Barber-Owens
Listeners were introduced to Dr. Pam Foster and Dr. Barbara Owens. They both talked about the impact of COVID-19 in the African American Community. Dr. Owens addressed COVID-19 and the risk it poses for individuals living with HIV. She provided information on how individuals living with HIV can protect themselves from HIV. In addition, Dr. Owens shared with listeners the COVID-19 vaccine is an effective way to protect HIV positive individuals. Dr. Pam Foster shared information about the science associated with the COVID-19 vaccine. She provided information on the safety and effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccine. Also, she shared that the COVID-19 vaccine is safe for individuals with HIV as well. In addition, Dr. Foster spoke on the vaccine confidence in the African American Community. Dr. Foster encouraged listeners that have not received the vaccine to get vaccinated.
50:42
September 20, 2021
MAO’s Tread Red Walk and Fun Run with Mr. Doug McCloud Manager of Consumer Programs and Special Events with Medical Advocacy and Outreach (MAO)
Doug McCloud shared information about MAO and his role at MAO.  Also, he informed listeners about MAO’s upcoming annual Tread Red Walk and Fun Run scheduled to take place on Saturday September 18 @ 8am. Doug informed listeners about the purpose of the Walk as well as some background information and the location of the Walk. Listeners were informed on the activities taking place at the Walk as well other partnering organizations associated with the Walk. Doug shared with listeners on how to participate in the Walk.  Also, listeners were made aware of COVID-19 safety protocols that will be in place for the Walk. Doug provided contact information for listeners to get involved in the Tread Red Walk and Fun Run.
29:58
September 13, 2021
Women and PrEP with Shericka Williams, Education Manager with Medical Advocacy and Outreach (MAO)
Shericka Williams with MAO returned to the show to educate listeners about Women and PrEP. Shericka described to listeners what is PrEP and side effects of using PrEP.  Also, she shared how PrEP prevents the spread of HIV.  Shericka listed high risk behaviors and why some women may consider using PrEP.  Also, she informed listeners why PrEP is encouraged for women that participate in behaviors that put them at increased risk for HIV.
29:58
September 06, 2021
HIV and Maternal Health with Deandra Brown Tuyishime - Medical Advocacy Outreach
Listeners were introduced to Deandra as her background in HIV in America and Africa. Also, Deandra shared information with listeners about her experience as a doula. She defined what a doula is and does. Deandra provided listeners with information on HIV and maternal health. Listeners were informed on why maternal health is important for women and the baby. Also, she explained the importance of maternal health for women at increased risk for HIV as well as those who are HIV positive. She provided listeners with information to reach her at MAO to learn more about HIV and maternal health.
30:00
August 30, 2021
National Faith HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Part II with Tykeysha Boone with Ty Boone Consulting
Tykeysha Boone returned to the show to continue the conversation with listeners about National Faith HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. She talked about her work Ty Boone Consulting and services provided for AIDS Service Organizations and Community Organizations serving individuals infected with HIV. We shared with listeners the purpose of National Faith HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Also, we shared ways the faith community can aid in reducing stigma. In addition, Mrs. Boone shared simple ways the faith community can get involved HIV/AIDS by raising awareness about HIV/AIDS.
27:44
August 23, 2021
National Faith HIV/AIDS Awareness Day with Tykeysha Boone with Ty Boone Consulting
Tykeysha Boone returned to the show to talk with listeners about National Faith HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. She talked about her work Ty Boone Consulting and services provided for AIDS Service Organizations and Community Organizations serving individuals infected with HIV. We shared our experiences creating and developing culturally sensitive HIV/AIDS programs for heterosexual African American Women in the faith community. We shared with listeners the purpose of National Faith HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Also, we shared ways the faith community can aid in reducing stigma and the barrier of women testing for HIV as well as accessing HIV treatment.  Examples were provided as to faith leaders working in HIV that assisted with individuals accessing treatment. In addition, Mrs. Boone shared simple ways the faith community can get involved HIV/AIDS.
29:58
August 16, 2021
HIV, Stigma, Fear and Disclosure with Ms. Shericka Williams, Education Manager with Medical Advocacy and Outreach (MAO)
Shericka Williams with MAO returned to the show to talk about HIV, Stigma, Fear and Disclosure. Shericka shared with listeners her role at MAO and education programs provided for the community. She talked about the issue of stigma and fear as it relates to women accessing treatment. She provided information about women including HIV testing and STI screening as a part of the routine pap smear. Also, Shericka talked in depth about HIV positive women and disclosing status in new intimate partner relationships.
29:58
August 09, 2021
Stigma Reduction and African American Women with Tykeysha Boone with Ty Boone Consulting
Listeners were introduced to Tykeysha Boone and her work with Ty Boone Consulting. Mrs. Boone talked about her background in HIV/AIDS and African American Women. Also, she shared with listeners about her consulting services for AIDS Service Organizations (ASO’s)  in Montgomery and throughout Alabama. She provided information about HIV and stigma. Listeners learned how stigma prevents African American women from becoming educated about HIV as well as testing and accessing HIV treatment. Mrs. Boone talked with listeners about African American Women protecting everyone else however the time is now to start protecting themselves by taking care of their sexual health.
29:58
August 02, 2021
What African American Women Should Know About HIV-Males Perspective with Cedric Wherry
Cedric Wherry shared with listeners his background in HIV/AIDS. Also, he shared information with listeners about his show. Listeners received information on ways African American Women can prevent HIV/AIDS. Also, Cedric provided information on how HIV is spread. Cedric talked about relationships and HIV. For example, knowing one’s HIV status when individuals get into a new relationship. In addition, Cedric addressed the importance of African American Women knowing her worth and value.
29:57
July 26, 2021
African American Women in the Criminal Justice System with Karen Carr Turner Education Outreach Coordinator with MAO
Listeners were introduced to Karen Carr Turner and her role at MAO. Karen informed listeners about her work as an educator. She provides sexual health education to incarcerated women at the Women’s Prison in Alabama. Karen shared information about the re-entry process for formerly incarcerated women in Alabama. She informed listeners about issues women face after release. Also, she shared about supports women need for themselves as well as their children post release. Karen shared with listeners about life for African American women after incarceration. In addition, Karen informed listeners about services MAO provides for women infected with HIV after released from prison.
29:16
July 19, 2021
HIV and Social Services
Cedric Wherry and Barbara Lowery (Director of Social Services at Five Horizons) talk about HIV and Social Services.
29:58
July 12, 2021
HIV and STI’s with Ms. Shericka Williams, Education Manager with Medical Advocacy and Outreach (MAO)
Listeners were introduced to Shericka Williams with MAO. Shericka shared with listeners her role at MAO and education programs provided for the community. Statistics about African American Women, HIV and STI were provided. Definitions of HIV and AIDS as well as descriptions and symptoms of STI’s were shared with listeners.   Shericka discussed ways to prevent HIV and STI’s with listeners as well as women getting screened for HIV and STI’s with their annual pap smear.
35:37
June 21, 2021
Medical Advocacy and Outreach (MAO), HIV and National HIV Testing Day with Dr. Bretia Gordon, Director of Education MAO
Listeners were introduced to MAO and Dr. Bretia Gordon, Director of Education. Dr. Gordon informed listeners of services MAO provides for individuals infected with HIV and those at risk for HIV. Listeners received information about National HIV Testing Day and the importance of National HIV Day. Dr. Gordon provided listeners with upcoming events MAO is offering for National HIV Testing Day.
30:34
June 07, 2021