World AIDS Day, December 01, is a day commemorated on December 01, with the key objective of raising awareness about HIV AIDS. It’s the 32nd anniversary of Worlds AIDS Day. What is World AIDS Day? Why do we celebrate World AIDS Day? Why is World AIDS Day important? When was World AIDS Day celebrated for the first time, and where? If you are curious about the answers to these questions, then be ready, tuned, and stay connected till the end with us.
World AIDS Day Why is it important?
Every year it is celebrated on December 01, an opportunity for the community to unite against HIV AIDS to remember those who have lost to disease and support those diagnosed with the disease. Furthermore, it’s about raising awareness and teaching the public about the casual agents, spreads, symptoms, and treatments. It is a day that is still a reminder that we still need to fight against HIV AIDS.
World AIDS Day Background
World AIDS Day origin was in 1988 on December 01. The first time celebrated Aids day focuses on raising awareness, especially in Children and Youth, on the impact of AIDS on families, not just a group stigmatized in any transmitting assault. UNAIDS, in 1996, took their operation for campaign purpose, based on education and prevention of AIDS.
The World AIDS campaign, for the first time, registered in 2004 as an independent non-profit organization located in Netherland. In 2018, it was celebrated with the theme “ Know Your Status” to diagnose the World’s 90% HIV population by 2030.
Themes For World AIDS Day
|1989||Our World-Our Lives|
|1990||Women and AIDS|
|1991||Sharing the challenge|
|1993||Time to Act|
|1994||AIDS and the Family|
|1995||Shared Right-Shared Responsibilities|
|1996||One World-One Hope|
|1997||Children Living with AIDS|
|1998||World AIDS campaign with young People|
|1999||World AIDS Campaign with Young People and Children|
|2000||AIDS: Men make a difference|
|2001||I care, Do you?|
|2002||Stigma and Discrimination: Live and let Live|
|2003||Stigma and Discrimination: Live and let Live|
|2004||Have you herded me today?|
|2005||Stop AIDS-Keep Promise|
|2007||Leadership, Take Lead|
|2008||Leadership, Lead, Empower, Deliver|
|2009||Universal Access and Human Rights|
|2010||Universal Access and Human Rights|
|2011||Getting to Zero: Zero New HIV Infection|
|2012||Getting to Zero: Zero New HIV Infection|
|2013||Getting to Zero: Zero New HIV Infection|
|2014||Getting to Zero: Zero New HIV Infection|
|2015||Getting to Zero: Zero New HIV Infection|
|2016||Access Equality Rights Now|
|2017||Increasing the Impact|
|2018||Know Your Status|
|2019||Ending HIV/AIDS Epidemics|
|202||Ending HIV/AIDS Epidemics|
World AIDS Day Fact Sheet
HIV Stats Globally
- In 2020, people living with HIV = 37.7 million
- Infected Newly with HIV =1.5 million
- Deaths and AIDS related illness=680,000
- Since the start of epidemics new infected people= 79.3 million
- Since the start of epidemics the people died from AIDS related illnes= 36.3 million
Those people who are living with HIV
- Adults = 36 million
- Children = 1.7 million
- Women and girls are 53% of the people living with HIV
- In 2020, those people whose status is HIV Positive are 84%
- 1n 2020, they people who did not even know that theyare living with HIV = 6.1 million
New Infections of HIV
- In 1997, 3 million people were infected while in 2020 there were 1.5 million HIV Infections, reduced 52% now.
- In 2020, new infection accounted = 50% of women and girls
Deaths related to AIDS
- In 2020, the people who have been died from the HIV related illness 680,000 as compared to previous death record in 2003 and 2004.
HIV and Covid-19
- People living with HIV face more severe conditions during Covid-19 as compared to those who are not living with HIV, furthermore people living with HIV have no access to Covid- 19 Vaccination.
- The restrictions and Covid-19 lockdown has steeply reduced the treatment and referals by 41%, testing for HIV has been reduced by 37% incluuding asian and african countries.
Risk factor of HIV for Key Populations
- People injecting drugs = 35 times higher
- Transgender women = 34 times higher
- Gay womemen = 24 times higher
We still face an AIDS emergency; if we do not take the needed measures, we will face a pandemic of COVID and transformations of HIV, resulting in millions of deaths. If we want to eliminate HIV until 2030, we still need to take preventive measures and unite action. We need to apply these preventive measures everywhere in the World.
- People cnetered Infrastructure and Community lead
- Equal access to medicine or vaccine and health technologies
- Human Rights
- Exploring essential workers and proving them all resources they need
- A databas to highlight Inequalities
- End Ineqalities, End Pandemics, End AIDS.