Health Newsletter

December 2015

Number of health room visits since August: 1,085

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December is HIV/AIDS Awareness Month : Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-Free Generation

The CDC, in coordination with the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), uses science to save lives and has helped support:

  • Life-saving antiretroviral treatment for 7.7 million men, women, and children
  • Care and support for more than 5 million orphans and vulnerable children
  • Voluntary medical male circumcision procedures for more than 6.5 million men
  • Training for more than 140,000 new healthcare workers
  • HIV testing and counseling for more than 56.7 million people
  • HIV testing and counseling for more than 14.2 million pregnant women, and antiretroviral medications for the 749,313 women who tested positive to prevent mother-to-child transmission