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CDC Around the World: World AIDS Day

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CDC Around the World
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Dec. 2, 2013
           
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This week CDC commemorates World AIDS Day (December 1).
This year's theme is "Shared Responsibility: Strengthening
Results for an AIDS-Free Generation."
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Spotlighted Topic: World AIDS Day
In the News
On the Calendar
 
Spotlighted Topic: World AIDS Day
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CELEBRATING A DECADE OF PROGRESS FIGHTING GLOBAL HIV/AIDS
This World AIDS Day, CDC and the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) commemorate a decade of success in fighting global HIV/AIDS. Ten years ago, this modern-day plague was devastating the health and wellbeing of millions of individuals in communities across Africa and in other resource-poor countries around the world. Today, we celebrate the extraordinary progress we have made in reducing new HIV infections and providing life-saving care and treatment to those who are living with HIV/AIDS…read blog
 
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1 MILLION BABIES SAVED FROM HIV INFECTIONS
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Infographic: Getting closer to an AIDS-free generation! CDC has helped prevent HIV infections in 1 million babies worldwide.
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WORLD AIDS DAY: CLOSER THAN EVER TO AN AIDS-FREE GENERATION
"It's exciting and, in fact, inspiring to celebrate a decade of remarkable progress since launch of the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)." In this video, CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden talks about global progress toward an AIDS-free generation…watch video
Featured video: World AIDS Day: Closer Than Ever to an AIDS-Free Generation
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MEET HASSAN: HIV COUNSELOR REACHES THE HARD-TO-REACH COMMUNITIES IN NIGERIA
Riding donkeys, motorcycles, and bicycles and walking along rugged roads for long distances are just a part of Hassan Mohammad’s daily routine. Hassan is a community health extension worker and team lead of the HIV Testing and Counseling Unit at Tsafe General Hospital. Tsafe is an area located in Zamfara state in northwest Nigeria. It has several remote communities with an estimated population of over 90,000 people who have little or no access to hospital care…read story
In the News

HIV/AIDS good news from Haiti
The Haiti Libre, December 1, 2013

CDC: Progress, challenges continue in fighting polio in Pakistan, Afghanistan
The Republic Monitor, November 30, 2013

Spiritual Healers Keep Watch For Plague In Uganda
National Public Radio, November 19, 2013

Syrian Crisis Sounds Alarm on Potential Global Polio Outbreak
Healthline, November 11, 2013

On the Calendar

December 1: World AIDS Day
December 3: International Day of Persons With Disabilities
December 5: International Volunteer Day
December 10: Human Rights Day

 

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