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AIDSinfo Updates Consumer Fact Sheets on HIV and Pregnancy
The updated AIDSinfo consumer fact sheets highlight strategies used before and after childbirth to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV. Each fact sheet includes a summary of key points and links to additional information and resources.
View the updated fact sheets:
- Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV
- HIV Medicines During Pregnancy and Childbirth
- Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV After Birth
Visit infoSIDA to view the fact sheets in Spanish.
February 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in the United States, blacks/African Americans account for a higher proportion of new HIV diagnoses and people living with HIV, compared to other races/ethnicities.
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is an annual opportunity to help increase awareness about HIV among African Americans by promoting HIV prevention, testing, and treatment. To learn more, visit the AIDSinfo National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day webpage [en español].