World Aids Day

World AIDS Day Observance (December 01) Started on 1st December 1988. The World AIDS Day theme for 2010 is ‘Universal Access and Human Rights’. The awareness symbol is: Red Ribbon. AIDS Day from 2005 through 2010, the theme will be “Stop AIDS. Keep the Promise.” HIV is a virus that attacks the body’s immune system – the body’s defence against diseases. HIV belongs is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes AIDS. The 2010 target is also part of Millennium Development Goal 6 which includes the goal of halting and beginning to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS by 2015.

AIDSAcquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

HIVHuman Immunodeficiency Virus

PLEDGE today to make an AIDS FREE WORLD.

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