Events held country-wide for World AIDS Day

Desiree Burns
December 4, 2018

"We want to change the trajectory of the HIV and Aids epidemic", said the CEO.

In conclusion, her message to the public is that people who are living with HIV and Aids are also human beings and they shouldn't be discriminated against because it can and does affect all of us.

"It's really exciting to have something to offer other than condoms, on the prevention end of things", said Kathy O'Laughlin, a program coordinator with the Jackson County Health Department.

According to Moeti, HIV testing empowers people to make choices about HIV prevention specifically how to protect themselves and their loved ones.

The minister said Malawi continues to make progress in the fight against HIV.

Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of the United Nations cultural agency UNESCO reiterated the importance of knowing, saying "only three-in-four people living with HIV know their status, and we must do more to reach the remaining 25 per cent". Every year, around 500 people in Ireland are tested positive for HIV.

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He said the challenge is clear: "We must focus on the drivers of these new infections which are largely among the poor and unemployed".

She listed stigma and discrimination as factors still deterring people from taking an HIV test adding that access to confidential HIV testing was aslo an issue of concern. It is for this reason that the government is implementing a range of testing strategies to reach the population. As of 2015, the CDC reports that approximately 1.1 million people in the US are living with HIV or AIDS. We also have to build strong linkages to guarantee HIV prevention, care and treatment services after testing.

World Health Organization said that the improved funding support would ensure all citizens get access to the services they need to live productive lives. HIV wouldn't be identified as the virus causing AIDS until 1984.

It is most commonly transmitted through sexual intercourse. What began as a mysterious illness that swept through the gay community and intravenous drug users would eventually become known as Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in 1982.

People can not get an Aids diagnosis unless they are HIV positive.

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