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Tip of the Month

December 1st is World AIDS Day

Women and men aged 19–64 years should be tested for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), at least once in their lifetime. It is especially important for pregnant women to be tested for HIV as part of their prenatal care. Getting treatment during pregnancy greatly reduces the risk of passing HIV to the baby and also helps women lead longer and healthier lives.

For more information, go to PFS005 Testing for Human Immunodeficiency Virus