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Today is World AIDS Day

12/01/2012

In support of World AIDS Day, commemorated each December 1st, we are dedicating this blog to resources and information that unite people in the fight against HIV/AIDS by increasing awareness and improving education.  The 2012 theme for World AIDS Day is "Working Together for an AIDS-Free Generation".

Where did HIV come from, and what is the difference between HIV and AIDS?  

How can HIV be prevented?

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation states, HIV infection has spread so far so fast in part because it can lack symptoms for many years. When HIV emerges from latency – the period when someone with HIV shows no sign of it – symptoms can include:

Click Here to find a testing center near you.

On July 13, 2010 the White House released the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). This ambitious plan is the nation's first-ever comprehensive coordinated HIV/AIDS roadmap with clear and measurable targets to be achieved by 2015. Click here to read more about the national vision and goals of the strategy.

Looking for ways you can take action around World AIDS Day? Join the 2012 Facing Aids Initiative or click here and discover other engaging ways you can take action!

 

 

 

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