Statement on National HIV Testing Day

Obama, Barack
June 2011
Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents;6/27/2011, Special section p1
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The article presents the statement given by U.S. President Barack Obama on June 27, 2011 in accordance with the National HIV Testing Day. Obama called on Americans to do their share in fighting HIV and AIDS and for people to get tested. He also discussed the national HIV/AIDS strategy of his administration which focuses on reducing HIV infections, providing HIV-positive people with more access to care and reducing alleged disparities in services provided to HIV and AIDS patients.


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