World AIDS Day 2020 : The African Immigrants’ Commission of NY& CT Inc joined other Non – Profit Organizations in the fight against the AIDS pandemic

The African Immigrants’ Commission of NY& CT, Inc in partnership with  African Advocates Against AIDS and the Alliance for positive Change kicked off  on Sunday, November 22nd,20220  in Harlem, World AIDS Day 2020 with Mobile HIV and HEPATITIS C testing.

“Everyone who got tested was provided with a $20 gift card from Amazon,” said Mory Kouyate chairman of African Immigrants’ Commission of NY& CT, Inc .He added that “it was not a day to celebrate but to educate and create awareness about prevention and to discuss resources available to those that are living with AIDS.”

The Kickoff of World AIDS day 2020 with a mobile free testing of HIV/AIDS & Hepatitis B.World AIDS Day “designated on 1st  December every year since 1988,is an international day dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection and mourning those who have died of the disease.

Government, health officials, non-governmental organizations, and individuals around the world observe the day, often with education on AIDS prevention and control of the pandemic. “We must not forget that AIDS is still a very  infectious and dangerous disease and that people must continue to protect themselves as we continue to protect ourselves against COVID-19,” Mory Kouyate said.

 

 

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