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Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2015. 11:22 am CST.

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015. Chrisbert Garcia Reporting: Data shows that HIV infections have been on the rise across the country, especially in the Belize and Cayo Districts.

The study indicates that Belize may have a concentrated epidemic among specific sub-populations.chris pic 01

The National Aids Commission works diligently to reduce the number of infections and increase the length and quality of life of victims and their families by constantly hosting training and workshops across the country to raise awareness.

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) held a two day workshop for members of NAC as part of its Capacity training project. This workshop, held late last week, hosted members of the AIDS Commission from Stann Creek and Toledo Districts at the TIDE Conference Room in Punta Gorda.

These sessions facilitated by Doctora Maria Legra and Mrs. Merlene Alvarez trained members on adherence to Anti retro viral therapy, which is a treatment that stops the progression of the HIV virus.

This training as well as all the other training that NAC members undergo, equips them to better educate the public and be up to date with information in HIV/AIDS research.

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