Aids Awareness Day
When is Aids Awareness Day? This special day is always observed on December 1
World Aids Awareness Day is today. This December 1 holiday day is noted around the world, by fundraisers and educational programs, and events. Its goals are to bring greater awareness to this disease, to support the fight against HIV/Aids and people who have it, along with searching for a cure.
HIV/AIDS is one of the world’s biggest medical crises. This disease was first spotted in 1959. It grew to epidemic proportions, peaking in the 1980s and 1990s. Thanks to awareness, medicine, and treatment, the number of people with this disease have dropped off dramatically. Worldwide, about 38.4 million people have aids. In 2021 aids deaths were 650,000, a decline of 68% since 2004.
How to Celebrate Aids Awareness Day
On this day, there are several things you can do. They include:
- Learn more about HIV/AIDs.
- Promote education about this disease and protection against it.
- Help people with AIDS.
- Donate to the fight to end this disease.
Please do what you can to support the fight against HIV/AIDS.
“A healthy outside starts from the inside.” – – Robert Urich
History and Origin of Aids Awareness Day
World Aids Awareness Day was created in 1988 by the United Nations World Health Organization.
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