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For Immediate Release
March 01, 2013
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Daniel Leyva
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Puerto Rico Training Institute in Bayamon and Mayagüez
Puerto Rico Training Institute in Bayamon and Mayagüez

The national programs of the capacity building assistance division of the Latino Commission on AIDS, with the support of AIDS Project Los Angeles will be providing a training institute in Bayamon, Puerto Rico on February 11 & 12, 2013

WHY: This training institute, titled “Fortaleciendo el Compromiso: Caminando Junt@s” (“Strengthening our Commitment by Walking Together”) is in tune with the Commission’s continued commitment to facilitate a working relationship between communities based organizations and the Puerto Rico Department of Health. The institute aims to ensure the provision of quality services related to HIV & AIDS in the context of health care. Over 100 participants have registered to attend.
WHEN: March 4 & 5 and March 7 & 8
WHERE: Hotel San Miguel Plaza, Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Hotel Rincón Beach Resort, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico

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La The Latino Commission on AIDS (Commission) is a nonprofit membership organization founded in 1990 dedicated to meet the health challenges and addressing the impact of HIV & AIDS. The Commission is the leading organization coordinating National Hispanic Hepatitis Awareness Day (May 15), National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (October 15), Latinos and the Deep South, and other prevention, research, capacity building, and advocacy programs across the United States and its territories.

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