National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day– February 7

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day – February 7 February 6, 2012   (This message is also available on video.) On this National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, we have greater opportunity than ever before to reverse the HIV epidemic in Black America and the nation as a whole. Today, we have a National HIV/AIDS Strategy that directs the nation to focus its prevention efforts on communities at greatest risk, including African-Americans – the racial group most severely … [Read more...]

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius – National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, February 7, 2011‏

    Statement by HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius regarding   National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day,  February 7, 2011      On February 7, the nation will observe the 11th annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. This year also marks the 30th anniversary of the first reports of AIDS in the United States.     Breaking the Silence   Since the beginning of the epidemic, African Americans have been deeply affected by HIV. Black men who have sex with men and black women are particularly … [Read more...]

The Importance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day – Feb. 7

  The Importance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day     For the last three years, our blog posts for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD), February 7th of every year, have focused on new media or statistics about African Americans and HIV. This year we wanted to share with you thoughts from two of our colleagues.   No new media. No statistics.   Just important words about an important day: As a Black gay man or woman living with HIV, you know, the challenges for all of us … [Read more...]

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