Planned Parenthood Marks National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2015

February 6, 2015 6:59 PM

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New York, NY —(ENEWSPF)--February 6, 2015. Today, Planned Parenthood Federation of America marks National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (Saturday, February 7) by reminding people of the importance of prevention and access to health care in combating the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the black community.

New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) highlights the consistent decline in the number and rates of deaths among African Americans living with HIV between 2008 and 2012. However, despite the steady decline, African Americans continue to have higher death rates among perso...

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