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World AIDS Day


World AIDS Day Campus Contacts:

Dr. Leslie Heaphy
330-244-3304
lheaphy@kent.edu

Dr. Kim Finer
330-244-3398
kfiner@kent.edu

 

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World AIDS Day


World AIDS Day is celebrated on December 1 each year around the world. It has become one of the most recognized international health days and a key opportunity to raise awareness, commemorate those who have passed on, and celebrate victories such as increased access to treatment and prevention services.


2014 World AIDS Day Events & Activities


Monday, Dec. 1 - Thursday, Dec. 4

  • Informative literature and free condoms in the Campus Center.

  • "Bead for Life" Jewelry items on sale from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the Campus Center.
    Proceeds benefit HIV+ or displaced Ugandan women, to fight extreme poverty in the areas of health, affordable housing and sustainable livelihood.

  • Display of AIDS Memorial Quilt in the Campus Center.
    9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 2

  • HIV/AIDS, 34 Years Later: Old & New
    Presentation by Dr. Kim Finer
    2 - 3 p.m.
    Main Hall Conference Room 1

  • HIV/AIDS Testing - free and confidential!
    10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Library Second Floor
    • Individual, private rooms
    • No appointment necessary
    • Testing provided by Planned Parenthood

Wednesday, Dec. 3

  • HIV/AIDS Testing - free and confidential!
    10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Library Second Floor
    • Individual, private rooms
    • No appointment necessary
    • Testing provided by Alliance City Health Department

Thursday, Dec. 4

  • Culture and Tradition and their Impact on HIV/AIDS Incidence and Transmission Around the World
    Presentation by Dr. Leslie Heaphy
    11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Library Conference Room