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WORLD AIDS DAY
November 30, 2011 - December 4, 2011| Free
On December 1st 2011– around the world and throughout the United States – communities will come together to mark the 23rd Annual World AIDS Day. Take time to ensure we not only recognize the 25 million individuals lost to HIV and AIDS, but the 33 million global citizens living with the HIV virus today.
This year will mark the 30th anniversary of the first known case of AIDS. Now is the time for action!
What are you doing on World AIDS Day? Luckily you are invited to all these events.
This year a landmark study showed that putting healthy people living with HIV on antiretrovirals early can limit their transmission of the virus by 96 percent. Through knowledge, prevention and early testing we can continue to slow the rate of HIV transmission. So how will you take action this World AIDS Day? Visit our list of 30 actions for 30 years to gain ideas.
In the US, there are over 1.1 Million Americans living with HIV and more than 20% of those infected do not even know they carry the virus. HIV affects every community, so take action this World AIDS Day to make a difference in yours.