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World AIDS Day

December - 1 - 2024


Commemorates those who have died of AIDS and raises awareness about the disease. It's a day to support those living with HIV and to advocate for research and policy change.

Event Region:

World Wide

Effected commuinity :

All groups, particularly LGBTQ+ and Sub-Saharan Africans

Origin of Event:

Started by the World Health Organization and UN, marked on December 1st since 1988.

Social and Political Sensitivities:

Discussing HIV/AIDS can involve stigmas, sexual orientation discussions, and healthcare inequalities.

World AIDS Day
Some ideas to mark

1) Invite healthcare professionals for informational talks
2) Distribute informational brochures
3) Encourage employees to wear a red ribbon
4) Fundraise for AIDS research
5) Conduct workshops on safe practices and preventive measures

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