Philadelphia’s black clergy are urging their congregants to get tested for HIV. Over 100 churches and mosques are participating and Enon Tabernacle is leading the way.
Some congregations are even offering testing.
Philadelphia has one of the highest rates of HIV in the country. African Americans make up 64% of all new infections in the city.
In this program Marty Moss-Coane talks with some of the campaign organizers: Pastor Alyn Waller of Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church, Rafiyq Friend with Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, and Amy Nunn, an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Brown University Medical School.
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