Wednesday, December 2, 2009

World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is observed every year on December 1st. The World Health Organization established World AIDS Day in 1988 and come out with different themes each year. As for this year, the theme is 'Universal Access and Human Rights'.

World AIDS Day is celebrated basically to create awareness among individuals and community globally about the raising issue of AIDS.

There are many ways you can take action in response to HIV/AIDS:
  • get tested for HIV
  • practice safer methods to prevent HIV
  • decide not to engage in high risk behaviors
  • talk about HIV prevention with family, friends, and colleagues
  • provide support to people living with HIV/AIDS
  • get involved with or host an event for World AIDS Day in your community
Go get tested and educate yourself! you can make a change! Happy World AIDS Day!


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