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Get the facts talks about HIV/AIDS Awareness for World Aids Day

Get the Facts | December 6, 2019
Despite continuous warnings and advisories, countless persons around the globe, including people in Jamaica, are still not taking the HIV/Aids epidemic seriously. On December 1, Jamaica joined the rest of the international community to observe World Aids Day, and as part of that awareness, Acting Deputy CEO of the JIS Enthrose Campbell interviewed the Monitoring and Evaluation Manager at the Jamaica Aids Support for Life, Xavier Biggs. Listen to this edition of Get the facts to learn more.
Presenter: Anthony Morgan
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