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HIV/AIDS Awareness Quiz: Interactive

Choose the Correct Answer:

1. T or F: HIV/AIDS has no cure and is spread mainly by unprotected sex or sharing needles with someone who has HIV.

True False

2. If you were infected with HIV, you might show symptoms ...

A. within a few weeks B. w...

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Motivate and Educate!

The ideas listed below challenge everyone -- members of the community, teachers, HIV/AIDS educators and members of the faith, business, and health communities -- to use their creativity to inform themselves and their peers about the AIDS epidemic.

I...

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People Affected by AIDS

HIV/AIDS Affects All Youth

Young people, who represent one-sixth of the world's population, are rapidly becoming infected with HIV. The poverty, racism, sexism, and homophobia that many young people face cause a significant increase in their risk fo...

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Confidentiality and HIV Testing

Most counseling and testing centers follow one of two very different policies regarding the confidentiality of your test results:

Confidential HIV testing involves recording the name of the person who tests positive and reporting confidentially thos...

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World AIDS Day

Media Outreach: Sample Proclamation

World AIDS Day -- December 1, 2001Whereas the global epidemic of HIV infection and AIDS requires a worldwide effort to increase communication, education and united action to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS; and,Whereas the Joint United Nations Programme ...

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A Tragedy of Epic Proportions

The Price of Denial and Inaction

AIDS has created over 13 million orphans, most of them in sub-Saharan Africa. By 2010 there may be 42 million AIDS orphans. WHO photo by J. Mohr

Shock and disbelief swept the world as the tragedy of AIDS in Africa r...

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A State by State Guide to State and Territorial Resources for HIV Prevention and Education

Alabama | Alaska | American Samoa | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | Dist. of Columbia | Florida | Georgia | Hawaii | Idaho | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maine | Mary...

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National HIV/AIDS Resources

The following is a description of organizations that you might want to contact for more information on HIV/AIDS. For a comprehensive listing of national, state and local organizations involved with HIV/AIDS issues, please contact the CDC National Pre...

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The Faith Community and HIV/AIDS and an Interfaith Declaration

American faith communities have launched the single largest US response in the history of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, with programs organized by at least 5,000 formal and informal faith-based HIV/AIDS organizations. Their actions are creating new models f...

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Talking About HIV/AIDS

As someone concerned about AIDS, you have an opportunity to decide what your target audience needs to know about HIV/AIDS. Spending time planning and thinking about the needs of your audience will help you prepare the most effective strategies for co...

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