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Free AIDS testing in Ingham County

Free AIDS testing in Ingham County

The MAJ says it is estimated that about 50 per cent of persons living with HIV do not know that they are HIV positive.

Ian Green, Chief Executive of Terrence Higgins Trust, said: "We've come a long way since the AIDS crisis first emerged, when the nation was gripped by panic and fear".

By bringing these advocates together, the EtE magazine provides a comprehensive overview of advancements around HIV testing, treatment, and prevention to end AIDS in NY. "Millions of people with HIV are still missing out on life-saving treatment, which can also prevent HIV transmission to others", said Dr Margaret Chan, director-general, WHO. More than 1.2 million people are living with HIV - and about one in eight don't realize it. Our first case was identified in 1985 and since then 145 people have been confirmed with the virus.

Thankfully, there has been progress made in the global effort to address the epidemic, including treatment of the virus with new medicines. "We can not stop now", Michel Sidibé advised.

This year it will be celebrated today, December 1.

In addition, we must all take personal responsibility for our actions. Simran Shaikh from India HIV/AIDS Alliance said that there is a need to implement early testing and for reducing the stigma attached to HIV treatment.

"We're seeing more and more of the millennials, the younger people and our kids getting involved in chat rooms that are encouraging sexual activity".

"The test is fast and simple - and one of the best weapons we have to stop the spread of HIV".

I also ask that you treat everybody with HIV with respect and compassion.

Nicola said: "The outlook for someone who is diagnosed with HIV now is very different to what it would have been 20 or 30 years ago".

In commemorating World Aids day, South Africa held an event at the Sinaba Stadium in Deyveton, with the Minister of Health, the deputy president and many other dignitaries in attendance.

Nearly one-third of British adults think you can catch HIV by sharing a toothbrush with someone who is infected, a survey has suggested.