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Test-driving Faith-based AIDS/HIV Outreach

A faith-based approach to AIDS/HIV outreach is being tested by a handful of African-American churches throughout the country in response to the disproportionate ratio of AIDS/HIV infection among this group.

Last week, Antioch Baptist Church in Cleveland and neighboring The Cleveland Clinic recently demonstrated how hospitals and churches can forge community alliances to raise awareness among African Americans about testing, support and treatment for the disease.