Friday, June 25, 2010

"Take the test, take control"

National HIV Testing Day, June 27 is an annual oberservance to promote HIV Testing.

The global HIV/AIDS epidemic is an unprecedented crisis that
requires an
unprecedented response. In particular it requires solidarity --
between the
healthy and the sick, between rich and poor, and above all, between
and poorer nations. We have 30 million orphans already. How many more do
have to get, to wake up?" ...Kofi Annan

Statistics for HIV/AIDS in Trinidad and Tobago
Population, 2008 1,300,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 2007 14,000
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 2007 7,700
Children with HIV/AIDS, 2007 nd
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 2007 1.5
AIDS deaths, 2007 nd
nd = No data
Source: Population Reference Bureau & UNAIDS

"No war on the face of the Earth is more destructive than the AIDS pandemic."
Colin Powell

Know your status get tested....TODAY


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