Learn more about protecting yourself from HIV and other STD’s

Did you know?

  • Between 2004-2008 Chlamydia cases for African-Americans increased 27% over four years.
  • 49% of all cases of those with Chlamydia are African-American
  • The rate of African-American men that have Chlamydia is 12 times higher than Caucasian men
  • As of 2008, 71% of the total number of cases of Gonorrhea were African-American
  • The rate of African-Americans that have reported having
  • Gonorrhea is 20 times greater than Caucasians
  • Transmission of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Age where the most STD outbreaks are being reported are those 15-19 and 20-24 years of age
  • Between 2007-2008 the increase in African-Americans with primary and secondary Syphilis increased 25.4%
  • Of all of the cases of primary and secondary Syphilis, 48.9% were African-American
  • The rate of African-American MSM with Syphilis is 7.9% higher than Caucasians
  • The highest case increase of HIV is reported to have occurred within those that identify as MSM

Start taking your first steps towards educating yourself about HIV/AIDS in the Black community. GMAD offers confidential testing, health and wellness groups, and mental health counseling free of charge.To take advantage of GMAD’s services contact us today:

Phone: (718) 222-6300
www.gmad.org / gmad@gmad.org

or visit our offices located conveniently in downtown Brooklyn:

44 Court Street, Suite 1000
Brooklyn, New York 11201

statistics via CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2010) research for 2009
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