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World AIDS Day 2021: Theme, History, Significance

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World AIDS Day 2021: Theme, History, Significance

World AIDS Day 2021- History, Theme: Every year, World AIDS Day is observed on 1st December across the world. the main purpose of this day is to raise awareness about AIDS/HIV and to educate people globally.

  • It also remembers all those who lost their lives to it.
  • This day also encourages students from schools, colleges to contribute to the campaign organised for AIDS.

World AIDS Day 2021: History

  • Two public information officers James W. Bunn and Thomas Netter conceived World AIDS Day for the Global Programme on AIDS in 1987. in 1988, the first World AIDS Day was proposed to observe. in 1996, World AIDS day came into existence.

World AIDS Day 2022: Theme

  • The theme of World AIDS Day 2021 is: ‘End inequalities. End AIDS’. it focuses on reaching people left behind, WHO and its partners are highlighting the growing inequalities in access to essential HIV services.
YearTheme
2020“Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Resilience and Impact”
2019“Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Community by Community”
2018“Know your Status”
2017“Right to health”
2016“Hands up for HIV protection: Access Equity Right Now”
2011 – 2015“Getting to zero: zero new HIV infections.
Zero discrimination.
Zero AIDS-related deaths”
2010“Universal Access and Human Rights”

World AIDS Day 2021: FAQs

Why do we celebrate World AIDS Day?

World AIDS Day is observed to raise awareness about AIDS/HIV and to educate people globally.

What is the theme for World AIDS Day 2021?

The theme of World AIDS Day 2021 is: ‘End inequalities. End AIDS’.

What is celebrated on World AIDS Day?

This day also encourages students from schools, colleges to contribute to the campaign organised for AIDS.

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