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Events

World AIDS Day Dec. 1

November 29, 2010

The AIDS epidemic has created tremendous repercussions for the world -- in Africa alone, there are over 14 million AIDS orphans, and worldwide an estimated 33.4 million people are living with HIV/AIDS and suffering physically, emotionally and psychologically from this epidemic.

Wednesday, Dec. 1
6-7:30 p.m.
Durrell Center, Red Carpet Room

World AIDS Day Candlelight Vigil

HIV/AIDS is one of the most dangerous killers in our world today. Please join us for a night to remember all of those who have died from and continue to struggle with HIV/AIDS.

HIV/AIDS Facts

  • More than 25 million people have died of AIDS since 1981.
  • Africa has over 14 million AIDS orphans.
  • At the end of 2008, women accounted for 50% of all adults living with HIV worldwide.
  • In developing and transitional countries, 9.5 million people are in immediate need of life-saving AIDS drugs; of these, only 4 million (42%) are receiving the drugs (avert.org/worldstats).

For more information on this event, please contact Shauna DeLuca in International Education at (970) 491-5917 or shauna.deluca@colostate.edu.


Contact: Shauna DeLuca
E-mail: shauna.deluca@colostate.edu
Phone: (970) 491-5917