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What does PLWA stand for?

PLWA stands for Persons Living With AIDS (aka People Living With AIDS)

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She serves as consultant for such organizations as Persons Living With AIDS Network and AIDS Saskatoon; has been an advisor for working groups such as All Nations Hope Network and Public Health Canada; has spoken in schools both in the Saskatoon Public School system and Saskatchewan First Nations; has participated in the documentaries "Positive Women" (for Canadian AIDS Law Society) and "Silent Epidemic" (Indigenous Circle); and has written articles and been interviewed for various television programs.
Estimated persons living with AIDS, by race/etnicity 1993 through 1999, United States 1993 1995 1997 1999 White, not Hispanic 80,480 91,756 107,273 122,880 Black not Hispanic 60,678 81,287 105,306 129,943 Hispanic 31,245 41,072 52,121 62,995 Asian/Pacific Islander 1,295 1,617 2,094 2,609 Source: Center for Disease Control and Prevention
While urban Catholic dioceses have devoted much hospital space to persons living with AIDS and other denominations have undertaken significant AIDS programs, problems remain.