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World Aids Day Dec. 1

Come to a PPMH Center and Get Tested Today

World AIDS Day is held on Dec. 1 each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. This year's theme, Shared Responsibility: Strengthening Results for an AIDS-Free Generation, highlights the promise of new research and prevention efforts that will help stop the spread of HIV.
 
"Planned Parenthood is committed to preventing HIV through education and confidential HIV testing," said Kim Atkins, CEO of PPMH. "HIV testing and diagnosis are critical for connecting people to the treatment that will keep them healthy and prevent the further spread of HIV to partners.  One of five people infected with HIV in the U.S. today still do not know their status.  Come to a PPMH center and get tested today.   

World AIDS Day is an opportunity for you to learn the facts about HIV and take action. If you understand how HIV is transmitted, how it can be prevented, and the reality of living with HIV today you can use this knowledge to take care of your own health and the health of others, and ensure you treat everyone living with HIV fairly, and with respect and understanding. Click here to learn the facts about HIV. You can also show your support for people living with HIV on World AIDS Day by wearing a red ribbon, the international symbol of HIV awareness and support.


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