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Guam joins World AIDS Day

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World AIDS Day is observed annually on December 1 and throughout the month and provides an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV, and remember those who have gone before us.  In Guam, there have been over 270 reported cases of HIV infection since 1985, and there are over 92 people known to be living with HIV.

This year's World AIDS Day event was held at the Jose P. Lujan House in Hagatna and was made possible by Department of Public Health and Social Services, WestCare Pacific Islands and GALA.

The theme is "Know Your Status" and highlights the importance of reaching out to people living with HIV who do not know their status and ensuring that they are linked to quality care and prevention services.

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