Yesterday [Nov 30] the World AIDS Day Ceremony was held at City Hall with speeches, skits and musical performances. World AIDS Day serves to increase our awareness about HIV/AIDS, and combat prejudice and lack of knowledge about the disease.
The first confirmed case of HIV in Bermuda occurred in 1982, and since that time 700 people have diagnosed with the disease, and there are presently over 300 persons living with HIV/AIDS on the island, Health Minister Zane DeSilva said.
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- Photos: Southampton Back To School Party
- Photos & Video: CORE Cardiac Center Opening
- Photos: SART Appreciation Awards Ceremony
- Orange Valley Centre Relocation Progress
- Continuing Care Unit Celebrates Valentine’s
- DeSilva Speaks At Niagara College Graduation
Articles that link to this one:
- 2012 Bermuda Weekend News Photos, Videos, Links & More | Bernews.com | December 3, 2012