Dec 1
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World AIDS Day – December 1st

Today (December 1) is World AIDS Day.  The theme of this year’s World AIDS Day is Universal Access and Human Rights. On October 30, 2009, the Obama Administration announced a related change in U.S. policy,ending HIV as a grounds of inadmissibility in U.S. immigration law.  The new rule will take effect on January 4, 2010 in the United States.  Read the statements by the UN Secretary-General and the UNAIDS Executive Director and learn more about what the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) is doing to combat the spread of the disease globally. 

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