Latin American HIV/AIDS Advocacy Group Launches Magazine For Women

March 27, 2009

The Inter Press Service on Monday examined a new magazine published by the Latin American branch of the International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS. The magazine — called “No Estas Sola,” or “You Are Not Alone” — focuses on providing HIV-positive women in Latin America with information about the virus, stigma, their rights and empowerment. Maria Mansilla, the editor in charge of the publication, said, “What we are trying to do through the magazine is to break with the weepy approach, where there is only room for complaints or for the scientific-medical perspective.” The magazine is a quarterly publication that is distributed in the 20 Latin American countries where ICW Latina has national chapters. Daniel Barberis, media officer for ICW Latina, said the magazine could be published more frequently in the future.
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Dr. Wesley L. Hicks, Jr. Honored By Black Enterprise Magazine

December 25, 2008

Wesley L. Hicks Jr., MD, FACS, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI), was honored as one of “America’s Leading Doctors” in 2007 – 2008 by Black Enterprise (BE) (May 2008 issue) for his leadership in the field of otolaryngology.

In publishing the third annual listing of “American’s Leading Doctors,” Black Enterprise publisher, Earl Graves, Jr., noted in an accompanying editorial that he is “passionate about celebrating the professionalism, achievements and excellence of our nation’s black physicians.” BE editors continued, “We believe that this list exposing the black medical elite, as well as our ongoing health coverage, improves our readers’ quality of life and helps them maneuver though the medical system.”
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Dr. Wesley L. Hicks, Jr. Honored By Black Enterprise Magazine

May 27, 2008

Wesley L. Hicks Jr., MD, FACS, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI), was honored as one of “America’s Leading Doctors” in 2007 – 2008 by Black Enterprise (BE) (May 2008 issue) for his leadership in the field of otolaryngology.

In publishing the third annual listing of “American’s Leading Doctors,” Black Enterprise publisher, Earl Graves, Jr., noted in an accompanying editorial that he is “passionate about celebrating the professionalism, achievements and excellence of our nation’s black physicians.” BE editors continued, “We believe that this list exposing the black medical elite, as well as our ongoing health coverage, improves our readers’ quality of life and helps them maneuver though the medical system.”
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