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Nearly 50% of those living with HIV/AIDS are African American

1 in 12 African Americans May Suffer And Die from Sickle Cell Disease

3.2M african americans have diabetes 33% don't know

Cardiovascular disease is the #1 killer of African Americans

African American women are 18% more likely to die from breast cancer

African Americans are 20% more likely to experience serious mental health problems than the general population.

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  • Press Conference, Brooklyn Borough President, NBLCH and Amida Care, Oct. 23rd

    21st of October 2019

    Contact: Shakira Croce (Amida Care), 646-757-7052, scroce@amidacareny.org Jonah Allon (BP Adams), 929-291-8881, jonah.allon@brooklynbp.nyc.gov Wednesday, October 23: Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, Amida Care, and National Black Leadership Commission on Health Recognize PrEP Aware Week Pre-exposure Prophylaxis is a Crucial Component of New York State‚Äôs Blueprint to End the HIV/AIDS Epidemic by 2020 Press Conference […]

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