World AIDS Day 2021: World AIDS Day is celebrated annually on December 1st to raise awareness of HIV worldwide. WHO began celebrating World AIDS Day in August 1987. According to a Healthline article, it was launched under the names of James W. Bun and Thomas Neter in connection with the AIDS awareness campaign.
It can affect anyone of any age
In the early days, World AIDS Day was seen in connection with children and young people, as HIV affects a person of all ages. Following this, in 1996, the United Nations agency for HIV / AIDS launched a multidisciplinary approach to communication, prevention and education under the auspices of the World AIDS Campaign in 1997, overseeing global development and dissemination.
the purpose of World Aids Day
The purpose of World AIDS Day is to raise awareness of people of all ages, AIDS, a pandemic caused by HIV. AIDS is a major health problem today. According to a UNICEF report, to date more than 37 million people are living with HIV, and according to the Indian government estimates, the number of people living with HIV in India is about 3 million.
What is HIV AIDS World Aids?
HIV is a serious disease caused by a life-threatening infection. It is known in the medical language as Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). At the same time, people recognize it in terms of AIDS such as Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. In this case, the deadly virus attacks the human immune system, which is why the body cannot fight off common infections.
World AIDS Day 2021 theme
According to the Hiv.org website, this year’s theme for World AIDS Day is ‘resolving conflict, ending AIDS.’ After 2008, the theme for each year is determined by the Global Steering Committee of the World AIDS Campaign (WAC).