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Sunday, 1 December 2019

WORLD AIDS DAY

                                          WORLD AIDS DAY



World AIDS Day is celebrated every year on December 1 all over the world to make people aware of AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). AIDS is an epidemic disease caused by human immunodeficiency (HIV) virus infection. The day is celebrated by government organizations, NGOs, civil society and other health officials organizing AIDS-related speeches or discussions in public meetings.


 
In 1995, the President of the United States made an official announcement for World AIDS Day which was followed by other countries around the world. According to a rough estimate, around 2.5 million people died of HIV infection in 1981–2007. Even after using antiretroviral treatment in many places, in 2007, about 2 million people (at least 270,000 children in total) were infected with the epidemic.

The World AIDS Day celebrations have become the most recognized health day celebrations internationally. World AIDS Day provides important opportunities for health organizations to raise awareness among people, discuss possible access to treatment as well as prevention measures.

World AIDS Day 2019


World AIDS Day 2019 will be celebrated on Sunday, 1 December.

World AIDS Day 2018 Special

World AIDS Day 2018 was celebrated on December 1, just like every year, this time it was the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day. The main purpose of this day is to motivate the people suffering from this disease in its treatment and prevention. World AIDS Day Many programs related to this topic were organized such as Jan Jagriti Rally, Awareness Speech, Medical Camp etc. are the most prominent among these programs.

Although many programs are organized every year on World AIDS Day, but the real meaning of these programs will be meaningful only when their message reaches people like prevention measures, availability of medicines, etc. are important. According to the report published at the end of 2017, around 21.4 lakh people across the country suffer from HIV disease, out of which about 11.81 lakh people are taking antiretroviral treatment. Along with this, we also need to give due respect in society to the people suffering from this disease, so that they too can live their lives like normal people.

HIV test of prisoners in Kaushambi jail on World AIDS Day


In view of World AIDS Day, a special campaign was conducted in Kaushambi district on 1 December, under which HIV testing of prisoners was done. Jail officers, administrative officers and medical officers were present in the health tests conducted on this occasion. On this subject, the Chief Jail Officer said that if both inmates are confirmed HIV, they will be provided with the necessary treatment and medicines.

Special programs organized in institutes


Similarly, community public awareness campaign was organized by AIIMS Rishikesh on the occasion of World AIDS Day. During this time people were provided with important information related to this disease. Addressing the people on this special occasion, AIIMS Director Padmashree Professor Ravi Kant said, "We need to promote community awareness programs." Along with this, if any person is afraid of this disease in himself, then he should not hesitate to get it checked because timely treatment can save your life as well as prevent the infection from spreading. .

On the occasion of World AIDS Day at the Rewa Girls College, the Red Ribbon Club Unit also organized awareness programs, in which Dr. Sonal Agarwal was present as the keynote speaker. He told that all of us must get our HIV test done and vigilance is the best way to prevent it mainly because AIDS is caused by having unprotected sex with more than one person. Similarly, public awareness rally and Q&A competitions were organized in different parts of the country. In which people were also told about all kinds of misconceptions related to AIDS.

History of world aids day



World AIDS Day was first conceived in 1987 in the month of August by Thomas Netter and James W. Bann. Thomas Netter and James W. Bann were both public information officers for the AIDS Global Program of WHO (World Health Organization) Geneva, Switzerland. He shared his idea of ​​AIDS Day with Dr. Johnathan Mann (Director of AIDS Global Program), who approved the idea and started celebrating December 1 in 1988 as World AIDS Day. It was decided by them to celebrate December 1 every year as World AIDS Day. They decided to celebrate it at election time, away from the Christmas holidays or other holidays. It should be celebrated during a time when people can get more interest and attention in news and media broadcasting.

The theme of the AIDS Day campaign in 1988 was "communication".

The theme of the year 1989 for the World AIDS Day campaign was "youth".

The theme of the year 1990 for the World AIDS Day campaign was "Women and AIDS".

The theme of the year 1991 for the campaign for World AIDS Day was "Sharing the Challenge".

The theme of the year 1992 for the World AIDS Day campaign was "Commitment to community".

The theme of the year 1993 for the campaign for World AIDS Day, "Act"
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The theme of the year 1994, "AIDS and Family", for the campaign for World AIDS Day.

The theme of the year 1995 for the campaign for World AIDS Day, "Shared Rights, Shared Obligations".

The theme of the year 1996, "One World and One Hope" for the campaign for World AIDS Day.

The theme of the year 1997 for the World AIDS Day campaign, "Children live in a world of AIDS".

The theme of the year 1998 for the World AIDS Day campaign, "Power for Change: World AIDS Campaign with Young People."

The theme of the year 1999 for the World AIDS Day campaign, "Learn, Listen, Stay: World AIDS Campaign with Children and Young People".

The theme of the year 2000 for the World AIDS Day campaign, "AIDS: People make a difference".
The theme of the year 2001 for the World AIDS Day campaign, "I look after. Do you"?

The theme of the year 2002 for the campaign for World AIDS Day, "Stigma and discrimination".

The theme of the year 2003 for the campaign for World AIDS Day, "Stigma and discrimination".

The theme of the year 2004 for the campaign for World AIDS Day, "Women, girls, HIV and AIDS".

The theme for the 2005 World AIDS Day campaign was "Stop AIDS: Promise".

The 2006 theme for the World AIDS Day campaign was "Stop AIDS: Promise - Promise Accountability".

The theme of the year 2007 for the World AIDS Day campaign was, "Stop AIDS: Promise - Leadership".

The theme of the year 2008 for the World AIDS Day campaign was, "Stop AIDS: Promise - Leadership - Empower - Deliverance".

The 2009 theme for the World AIDS Day campaign was "Worldwide Access and Human Rights".

The theme of the year 2010 for the World AIDS Day campaign was "Worldwide Access and Human Rights".

The theme for the World AIDS Day campaign from the year 2011 to 2015 was "Getting Zero: New HIV Infections Zero. Zero Discrimination. Zero AIDS-related Deaths".

The theme of the year 2016 for the World AIDS Day campaign was "Hands up for HIV prevention".
The theme for World AIDS Day in the year 2017 was "My Health, My Right".

The theme for the World AIDS Day in the year 2018 is "Know Your Status".

Importance of wearing red ribbon on World AIDS Day


People all over the world wear red ribbon on this day to express their sentiment towards people suffering from AIDS. This is done to increase awareness among people about the issue. Along with this, people also sell this red ribbon to raise assistance for people fighting this disease.

Similarly, it is also a way to pay tribute to the people who lost their lives while fighting this Bamari. As reported by UNAIDS, "This red ribbon is a way to show goodwill to people living with HIV and their carers". Wearing a red ribbon on the occasion of World AIDS Day brings awareness among people on the issue And this is a good way to prevent discrimination from the victims of this disease. This red ribbon can be used anywhere in the world to create awareness among people.

Activities on World AIDS Day


Various kinds of activities are done on World AIDS Day to increase awareness among the people and to spread the message of the topic of that particular year. The main goal of the program is to raise awareness among the people. Some of the activities are given below:

Community-based individuals and organizations should be linked to the World AIDS Day activities for organizing the planned meeting. These may well be started from local clinics, hospitals, social service agencies, schools, AIDS advocacy groups, etc.

For better awareness, a sequence of solo events or independent events by speakers and exhibitors may be scheduled through forums, rallies, health fairs, community events, faith services, parades, block parties and etc.

A public statement may be submitted by an agency board recognized by World AIDS Day.

Red ribbon should be worn and distributed as a mark of hope for schools, work places or community groups. Electronic ribbons can also be distributed to social media outlets.

All activities (such as DVD exhibitions and seminars on AIDS prevention) businesses, schools, health care organizations, clergy and local agencies should be encouraged for their great work.

A candlelight parade may be organized in a public park or the message of AIDS prevention through entertaining performances by singers, musicians, dancers, poets, story speakers and etc. at the nearest agency.

Information about World AIDS Day can be distributed by connecting your agency's web site.

Everyone's planned programs and activities should be delivered in advance by e-mail, newspaper, post or via electronic bulletin.
People can be made aware for HIV / AIDS by displaying exhibitions, posters, videos etc.

A large group of people can be informed about World AIDS Day activities through blogs, Facebook, Twitter, or other social media websites.

Other groups can contribute actively to celebrate World AIDS Day.
A candlelight ceremony can be held in memory of those who have passed away due to HIV / AIDS.
Religious leaders are encouraged to talk a bit about AIDS intolerance.

Food, housing, transport service can be started to provide companionship to people suffering from HIV / AIDS. To increase morality in them, one can be invited to social work, worship or other works.

Objective of World AIDS Day


The objective of celebrating World AIDS Day every year is to support member states well to create new and effective policies and programs, strengthen the health system as well as enhance the capacity of health sectors towards HIV / AIDS. Some of the main objectives of World AIDS Day are listed below:

Guidance of Member States to enhance prevention and control measures for HIV / AIDS globally.

Providing technical assistance to member countries for implementation of prevention plans, maintenance as well as treatment of HIV / AIDS, testing, STI control and antiretroviral therapy.

Making people aware of antiretroviral drugs or other items that can help fight against HIV / AIDS.

Involve respected (religious / elite) groups in the campaign to achieve the most effective results.

Encouraging more students from schools, universities and social organizations to contribute to competitions organized for AIDS.
Controlling the number of HIV / AIDS infected patients as well as encouraging religious groups to use condoms.

World AIDS Day slogan, quotes and messages


"HIV / AIDS has no limit."

"Helping a person with AIDS is like helping society".

“AIDS is a very painful disease. To assume any divine retribution about AIDS is like nonsense ”.

"Give love, laughter and peace to a child, not AIDS".

"I know a person who was an eunuch, who gave AIDS to his wife and the only thing he did was a kiss (kiss)."

"If you judge people, you have no time to love them."

"AIDS is a disease that it is difficult to talk about".

"My son has died of AIDS."

"Lies surrounded me because of lack of education, discrimination, fear, and terror on AIDS."

"You can't get AIDS from a hug with a friend or shaking hands or having food".

"AIDS is very scary. I hope it's not me ".

About aids


AIDS (Immune Deficiency Syndrome or Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) is caused by HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), which attacks the immune system of the human body. The disease was first recognized in 1981. It was first known as AIDS on 27 July 1982.

HIV infection is easily transmitted from one person to another if they have ever made direct contact through bodily fluids or blood mucous membranes. In earlier periods, people suffering from HIV / AIDS were subjected to a lot of social stigma (stigma). According to estimates, it has been mentioned that 33 lakh people are infected with HIV and 2 lakh people die due to it every year.

HIV is a virus, the disease attacks the T-cells of the immune system and causes a disease known as AIDS. It is found in human body fluids such as: blood of an infected person, semen, vaginal fluid, breast milk in direct contact with others such as: blood transfusion, oral sex, anal sex, vaginal sex or injections of contaminated needles Spreads by applying. It can also spread from pregnant women to children during childbirth or through breastfeeding.

It took place in the region of West-Central Africa in the 19th and 20th centuries. Actually, there is no cure for it, but it can be reduced through some treatments.

Symptoms and signs of HIV / AIDS


A person infected with HIV / AIDS has the following signs and symptoms:


fever

Chills

Sore throat

Night sweats

Enlarged glands

Weight loss

Fatigue

Weakness

joint pain

Muscle aches

Red spots

However, in many cases of this disease, the initial symptoms do not show up for many years during which the immune system is destroyed due to HIV virus, which is incurable. The infected person never feels any symptoms during this period and appears healthy.

But in the late stage of HIV infection (viruses weaken the immune system to fight against it), the person suffers from AIDS disease. In the last stage, the infected person starts seeing the following signs and symptoms:

Blurred vision

Permanent fatigue

Fever (above 100 degree F)

night sweats

Diarrhea (persistent and chronic)

Dry cough

White spots on tongue and mouth

Swelling of glands

Weight loss

Shortness of breath

Grass tuberculosis (inflammation of the lower esophagus lining)

Kaposi sarcoma, cancer of the cervix, lungs, rectum, liver, head, neck cancer and immune system (lymphoma).

Meningitis, encephalitis and peripheral neuropathy

Toxoplasmosis (brain infection)

Tuberculosis

Pneumonia

Some myths have spread in society about AIDS. AIDS is never spread through shaking, hugging, sneezing, touching unbreakable skin or using the same toilet.

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