Wednesday, December 01, 2010

HIV/AIDS in Indigenous Communities: Indo-America’s Forgotten Victims

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3- García, Judith. Análisis de Situación de ITS, VIH, y SIDA, Guatemala, agosto 2007. Boletín Epidemiológico Nacional, No. 23. Pgs. 52-26. Retrieved from on October 28th, 2010. Translated by author.
4- Zavaleta, Carol, Connie Fernández, Kelika Konda, Yadira Valderrama, Sten H. Vermund, and Eduardo Gotuzzo. High Prevalence of HIV and Syphilis in a Remote Native Community of the Peruvian Amazon. The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 76(4), 2007, pgs. 703-705. Retrieved from on November 5, 2010.

5- United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). HIV and AIDS in the Americas. Final Report, 2008.

6- Hernández-Rosete, Daniel, Maya García Olivia, Bernal Enrique, Castañeda Xóchitl, Lemp George. Migración y ruralización del SIDA: relatos de vulnerabilidad en comunidades indígenas de México. Rev. Saúde Pública, Vol. 42, Number 1, February 2008 Pgs. 131-138. Retrieved from on December 1, 2010. Translated by author.

7- Subways, Suzy. Land and Freedom: Indigenous Communities in Oaxaca, Mexico Fight HIV and Repression. Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project. Retrieved from on November 12, 2010.

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9- Sierra, M. C. Paredes, R. Pinel, J. Fernandez, S. Mendoza, B. Branson. Seroepidemiologic study of syphilis, hepatitis B and HIV in the Farifuna population of El Triunfo de la Crz, Bajamar, Sambo Creek and Corozal. Report from the Honduras Ministry of Health, Subsecretary for Populations at Risk. The Department of Control and Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, AIDS and Tuberculosis. Honduras Ministry of Health, Tegucigalpa, Honduras. 1999.

10- Paz-Bailey, Gabriela, Sonia Morales-Miranda, Jerry Jacobsen, Sundeep Gupta, Keith Sabin, Suyapa Mendoza, Mayte Paredes, Berta Alvarez, and Edgar Monterroso. High Rates of STD and Sexual Risk Behaviors Among Garifunas in Honduras. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. Vol. 51, May 2009. Pgs. S26-S34. Retrieved from on November 10, 2010.

11- Sabin, Miriam, George Luber, Keith Sabin, Mayte Paredes, Edgar Monterroso. Rapid Ethnographic Assessment of HIV/AIDS among Garífuna Communities in Honduras: Informing HIV Surveillance among Garífuna Women. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment. Vol. 17, Issue 3 & 4. June 2008. Pgs. 237-257. Retrieved from on November 10, 2010.

12- Abya-Yala Kuyarinakui. Promoción de la salud sexual y prevención del VIH-sida y de las ITS en los pueblos indígenas de las Américas. Primer Taller de Intercambio de Experiencias y Formulación de Estrategias a Futuro en Salud Reproductiva y Educación Sexual. Ecuador, June 2003. P: 15. Retrieved from on November 12, 2010. Translated by author.

13- Price, Richard. Maroons in Suriname and Guyane: how many and where. New West Indian Guide/ Nieuwe West-Indiche Gids. 76, no: 1/2. Leiden 2002, P: 84. Retrieved from on November 12, 2010.

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15- Cambell, Zenaida M. and Miguel Brugiatti. Informe nacional sobre los progresos realizados en la aplicación del UNGASS--Panamá Enero 2006 -- Diciembre 2007. Ministerio de Salud / Programa Nacional de VIH y SIDA and ONUSIDA. P: 5. Translated by author.

16- Survival International. HIV reaches Yanomami in Amazon. 27 January 2010. Retrieved from on November 12, 2010.

17- McKenna, Neil. A disaster waiting to happen. WorldAIDS. Vol: 27. May 1993. P: 5-6. Note: This article has become very difficult to find, but COHA/the author has a copy available free of charge.

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