2018 World AIDS Day Theme ‘Know Your Status’

2018 World AIDS Day Theme ‘Know Your Status’

World AIDS Day commemorates its 30-year-anniversary on Dec. 1, 2018. “Know Your Status” is this year’s theme.¬†Understanding the importance of knowing one’s status is of the utmost importance. Since its inception at the 1988 World Summit of Ministers of Health on Programmes for AIDS Prevention, United Nations agencies along with governments and civil organizations worldwide […]

HIV Rates Higher Among Those 50 Years and Older

HIV Rates Higher Among Those 50 Years and Older

Americans 50 years and older make up the highest group of individuals living with HIV, human immunodeficiency¬†virus. In 2014, the CDC reported living with diagnosed HIV by age group, the two highest groups were ages 50-54 and 55-59. There is a significant drop, greater than 5,000, for ages 60-64. Ages 65 and older show a […]

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