December 1 is when the Philippines and all other United Nations member countries commemorate World AIDS Day. This has been a yearly practice for the past 26 years to raise awareness of the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
According to international HIV and AIDS charity AVERT, the outbreak has already taken around 30 million lives since 1990, worldwide. In the Philippines, 20,424 cases have been reported in the past 30 years.
So don’t be indifferent about World AIDS Day. Get out, be involved, and do your part to educate others about HIV and AIDS and intensify efforts to contain the pandemic.
Here are 10 ways you can help...
Don't be indifferent about World AIDS Day. Go out, be involved, and do your share to increase HIV and AIDS awareness.