World AIDS Day December 1

Something we need all hands to curb. Thoughtful post.

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“All our energy and commitment will be required to reach the goal of ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030 as part of the SDGs.” – Michel Sidibé, UNAIDS Executive Director on World AIDS Day 2015.

Background

World AIDS Day is celebrated around the world on December 1st each year. It has become one of the most recognized international health days and a key opportunity to raise awareness, commemorate those who have passed on, and celebrate victories, such as increased access to treatment and prevention services.

UNAIDS took the lead on campaigning for World AIDS Day from its creation until 2004. From 2004 onwards the World AIDS Campaign’s Global Steering Committee began selecting a theme for World AIDS Day in consultation with civil society, organisations and government agencies involved in the AIDS response.

Themes run for one or two years and are not just specific to World AIDS Day. Campaigning slogans…

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