Ryan White Program
Did you know?
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, February 7
February 7, 2015 marks the 15th year for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, a national HIV testing and treatment community mobilization initiative targeted at Blacks in the United States.
The four specific focal points are:
Get Educated, Get Tested, Get Involved, and Get Treatment.
The 2015 theme for
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
I Am My Brother's and Sister's Keeper.
It is estimated that at some point in their lifetimes,
1 in 6
Black men and
1 in 32
Black women will be diagnosed with HIV infection.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), while African-American/Blacks represented 12% to 14% of the United States population, they accounted for an estimated 44% of all new HIV infections among adults and adolescents.
For more information:
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