Health Equity Now

Policy reform and social change movements are pathways to systematically deconstruct barriers to health care and improve the quality of care our communities receive. Health equity is an issue of persistent importance, as gaps in access to care can worsen community health outcomes in the face of a national health emergency such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

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HIV in My Community: Anacostia Gets Tested

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention says African Americans accounted for an estimated 44% of all new HIV infections among adults and adolescents (aged 13 years or older) in 2010, despite representing only 12% of the US population.

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CBCF to Host National HIV Testing Day in D.C.

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF), has partnered with WHUR 96.3 FM radio, the Whitman-Walker Health Max Robinson Center and the Community Education Group for the seventh annual National HIV Testing Day, a yearly campaign to encourage and educate African Americans about the importance of getting tested for HIV and knowing their status.

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