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World Aids Day

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World Aids Day 2019

Every year, 1 December marks World AIDS Day, proclaimed by the United Nations (UN) in 1988 and aimed mainly at raising awareness. This year’s specific theme, ‘Communities make a difference’, draws attention to the crucial role of community health workers and communities of people living with HIV, highlighting their contribution to ending the epidemic. World AIDS Day also offers an opportunity to take stock of progress, globally and in the EU. Continue reading

How the EU is helping people living with HIV/AIDS [What Europe does for you]

World AIDS Day is marked on 1 December every year, with 2017 being the 29th year the day has been held at global level. Fighting HIV and AIDS has been, and remains, a huge effort involving countless organisations, and the EU has played a full part in that battle. Continue reading

World AIDS Day 2016 – Hands up for #HIVprevention

Written by Nicole Scholz, Every year, 1 December marks World AIDS Day, proclaimed by the United Nations (UN) in 1988, aiming mainly at raising awareness. This year’s specific theme is ‘Hands up for #HIVprevention‘. In the global campaign timeline leading up to World AIDS Day 2016, nine weekly topics were highlighted: use of condoms as a means … Continue reading

World AIDS Day 2014: Closing the gap

Written by Nicole Scholz Every year, 1 December marks World AIDS Day. It was proclaimed by the United Nations in 1988 and is probably the most recognised of all international health days. Its main aim is to raise awareness. It’s an opportunity for people around the globe to unite in the fight against HIV/AIDS, show their solidarity … Continue reading

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