World AIDS Day
Posted by Kay Deeney on December 1st, 2016
Posted in: Chronic Disease, HIV/AIDS, National Library of Medicine News, Public Health
World AIDS Day is December 1st. World AIDS Day is a global initiative to raise awareness, fight prejudice, and improve education about HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Around the world, about 37 million people are living with HIV. In the United States, about 44,000 people get infected with HIV every year.
For more information from the National AIDS Trust who promote World AIDS Day all year round, see https://nnlm.gov/bhic/hzdu.
To seek information about AIDS, visit the NLM resources of AIDSinfo, https://nnlm.gov/bhic/cglp and AIDSource, https://nnlm.gov/bhic/6gxl.
ABOUT Kay Deeney
Kay Deeney, MLS AHIP is the Education & Outreach Librarian with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Southwest Region located at UCLA.
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