According to the CDC published trends, "the Caribbean has a mix of generalized and concentrated epidemics. Women account for about half of all infections in the Caribbean. HIV prevalence is especially high among young women."
With modern travel and migration between the US and Caribbean, this day helps open our eyes that the Caribbean incidence of HIV is really a local issue for the U.S. What happens there impacts us in the U.S. Take action now to promote getting tested.
Visit www.caribbeanhealthaidsday.com for more information and resources. For condoms and other items that promote National HIV Awareness Days, visit www.totalaccessgroup.com/HIVAIDS-National-Awareness-Days