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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 is:
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.

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