Wednesday, December 1, 2010

December 1st: World AIDS Day

December 1st is World AIDS Day. What do you know about HIV/AIDS in the Asian American population? Although the rates of HIV/AIDS is low among Asian Americans, according to the U.S Dept. of Health & Human Services Office of Minority Health, "Asian Americans are less likely to have been tested for HIV/AIDS. The total number of reported AIDS cases has generally declined over the past five years for the White population, however it has continued to increase for Asian Americans". To learn more about HIV/AIDS and Asian Americans, please visit the Office of Minority Health's Website.

To learn more about the basics of HIV/AIDS, please click here.

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