Informative New Television Programming, HIV/AIDS 101
TALLAHASSEE, FL------FAMU-TV 20 welcomes a new television program- HIV/AIDS 101, a new informative television program that is designed to educate the community about the disease HIV/AIDS epidemic will air October 2, 2006 on Comcast cable channel 20 @ 8:00 pm.
This 30 minute health awareness program will touch on topics such as the History of HIV/AIDS, “Silence Is Death: The Crisis of HIV/AIDS In Florida’s Black Communities, a report authored by Ron Henderson and Spencer Lieb, both from Florida Department of Health, and how HIV is transmitted, to name a few. Some of the guest will be Michael Thompson, PharmD, Professor and Assistant Dean at FAMU, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Shelia Morris, a DOH Prevention/Training Consultant.
“This program is very important to our community because HIV/AIDS doesn’t discriminate; it crosses all racial, ethnic, and socio-economic groups.” “It has gone too long hidden in the shadows, like an unspoken word.” “By exposing the impact that this disease has on our community, will hopefully reduce the number of HIV/AIDS cases not only in our communities but world-wide,” said James Moran, PhD, Host of the HIV/AIDS 101 program. Producer Vernon Bryant echo those words, “our goal is to educate the communities of this disease so that we can help save lives.”