June 8, 2010
June 8 is National Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
National Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NCAHAAD) is Tuesday, June 8. The Caribbean has the second highest rate of adult HIV prevalence (1 percent), with more than 200,000 people living with HIV. The highest rate is in sub-Saharan Africa (5.2 percent).
During NCAHAAD, which falls during National Caribbean-American Heritage Month, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will partner with national and local organizations on HIV prevention and education.
Click here for a list of NCAHAAD events and more information.
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