December 1st is World AIDS Day!
The 2012 theme—“Working Together for an AIDS-Free Generation”— highlights the promise of new research and prevention efforts that help stop the spread of HIV.
With faith, love, & support, let’s stop the discrimination and help to fight the disease of our time. ♥
WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO)
World AIDS Day on 1 December brings together people from around the world to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS and demonstrate international solidarity in the face of the pandemic. The day is an opportunity for public and private partners to spread awareness about the status of the pandemic and encourage progress in HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care in high prevalence countries and around the world.
Between 2011-2015, World AIDS Days will have the theme of “Getting to zero: zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS related deaths”. The World AIDS Campaign focus on “Zero AIDS related deaths” signifies a push towards greater access to treatment for all; a call for governments to act now. It is a call to honor promises like the Abuja declaration and for African governments to at least hit targets for domestic spending on health and HIV.