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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Supporting The Goals And Ideals Of National Asian And Pacific Islander Hiv/Aids Awareness Day May 19, 2015
Madeleine Bordallo, D-GU
"Mr. Speaker, today I have reintroduced a resolution to honor the memory of the Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders we have lost to AIDS, and to recognize those whom are still living with HIV/AIDS the United States. The resolution supports the goals and ideals of National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and its observance, and it draws attention to the stigma and disparities that hinder proper treatment and prevention within these communities."
National Minority Health Month April 23, 2015
Benjamin Cardin, D-MD
"HIV and AIDS, which are especially prevalent in low-income neighborhoods with widespread drug use, continue to devastate minorities across the country. African American women are 23 times more likely to have AIDS than their white counterparts and Hispanic women are four times more likely to be infected. In Maryland, African Americans are diagnosed with HIV at more than 10 times the rate of white Marylanders."
The State Of Black Health: A Congressional Black Caucus Assessment During National Minority Health Month April 13, 2015
Robin Kelly, D-IL
"Blacks diagnosed with HIV are less likely than any other groups to be linked to care, retained in care, receive treatment, and achieve adequate viral suppression;"
Senate Resolution 74—Declaring That Achieving The Primary Goal Of The National Plan To Address Alzheimer’S Disease Of The Department Of Health And Human Services To Prevent And Effectively Treat… February 12, 2015
Susan Collins, R-ME
"Surely we can do more for Alzheimer’s given the tremendous human and economic price of this devastating disease. Investments in research for other diseases have yielded tremendous results. We see that with cancer, with HIV/AIDS. Patients have access to new treatments, and death rates for some of these diseases are decreasing. At the same time, mortality due to Alzheimer’s is escalating."
Celebrating The Life Of Edna Flores-Lagunte February 10, 2015
Xavier Becerra, D-CA
"Not only was she well-known among event organizers and fellow cyclists, she was a beloved individual. Edna was genuine, enthusiastic, compassionate, and full of life. Her strong dedication to serving the needs of individuals with HIV/AIDS and raising awareness was truly outstanding and serves as an example for all of us."

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