National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
February 7 2009
February 7, 2009, marks the 9th annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) - a day dedicated to increasing awareness of HIV/AIDS in the African-American community. The purpose of NBHAAD is to build capacity and increase awareness, participation, and support for HIV prevention, care, and treatment among African Americans. The links to the right provide information related to NBHAAD, including HIV/AIDS-related fact sheets and other resources about treatment, prevention, research, and statistical information for the African-American population in the United States.
African-American HIV/AIDS Statistics
HIV/AIDS Among African Americans: Fact sheet by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that discusses transmission statistics, risk factors, and prevention of HIV/AIDS as they relate to the African-American community.
African Americans and HIV/AIDS in the United States: Fact sheet by the Heath Resources and Services Administration about the prevalence of HIV/AIDS among the African-American community.