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“Tell WNCAP” Survey Results

WNCAP releases the results of the 2014 “Tell WNCAP” Survey of the Buncombe and Cleveland County African American Communities. Based on the high rates of HIV infection that occur in the United States among African Americans, especially young, black, gay men, WNCAP initiated this anonymous survey to assess the opinions of local African Americans and the needs for…


PrEP or PEP: Each a Step in HIV Prevention

What the Rubberman Wrote  by Michael Harney   PrEP or PEP: Each a step in HIV prevention.  They are points of discussion in terms of the before or after.  Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis or Post-Exposure Prophylaxis; how does one decide? Recent release by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of guidelines in English and Spanish…

"Radiance", Artist- Mark Bettis

Signature Piece Winner Announced

  The Western North Carolina AIDS Project (WNCAP) is gearing up for their annual Raise Your Hand fundraising auction & gala set for Saturday, October 11, at the Doubletree Hotel, Biltmore. This past Monday, the prestigious Signature Piece competition was held representing many of WNC’S finest artists.  Pam Siekman, Raise Your Hand Chairperson, announced that…

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NC’s HIV/AIDS Epidemiological Data

  Interested in NC’s HIV/AIDS Epidemiological Data? Click here!  From the December 2012 Epidemiological Profile: Table 2.13, illustrates that there were 59 NEW cases of HIV disease (includes HIV and AIDS) in 2011 in the western region of North Carolina. This means that there were 59 people in our region who were diagnosed with HIV…

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