Forbes, Anna

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FORBES, Anna. American, b. 1954. Genres: Medicine/Health. Career: Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania, family planning counselor, 1978-81, public affairs coordinator, 1981-82; National Abortion Rights Action League, regional coordinator, 1981-83; American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania, development associate, 1983-85; Philadelphia AIDS Task Force, Philadelphia, PA, support services coordinator, 1985-86; ActionAIDS, co-founder, 1986, services coordinator and Buddy System coordinator, 1986-88, director of community relations, 1988-90; Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Philadelphia, public information and policy consultant in AIDS Activities Coordinating Office, 1990-94; independent consultant on AIDS and women's health policy, 1994-. Bryn Mawr College, teacher of a course on AIDS and public policy, 1996-; public speaker on women and AIDS; HIV Testing Action Coalition, founding member, 1995-. Publications: AIDS AWARENESS LIBRARY: What Is AIDS?, 1996; Where Did AIDS Come From?, 1996; Living in a World with AIDS, 1996; Myths and Facts about AIDS, 1996; What You Can Do about AIDS, 1996; Kids with AIDS, 1996; Heroes against AIDS, 1996; When Someone You Know Has AIDS, 1996. Contributor to Our Bodies, Ourselves, 3rd ed, 1998. Contributor to magazines. Address: 2430 Avon Rd., Ardmore, PA 19003, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]