World AIDS Day 2022: Theme, History And More

The world observes December 1 as World AIDS Day every year to extend their support to people living with and affected by HIV and to remember those who lost their lives to AIDS

World AIDS Day 

The theme for this year’s World AIDS Day is ‘Equalize’. Through this theme, UNAIDS wants to urge people to address the inequalities which are holding back progress in ending AIDS 

World AIDS Day 2022: Theme

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or AIDS is a type of chronic immune disease caused by Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Over time the virus hampers the body’s ability to fight against infections 

What Is AIDS?

World AIDS Day was first observed in 1988 to unite global forces against the disease. James W Bunn and Thomas Netter were the first to observe the pandemic and spread awareness about it

World AIDS Day: Background

As per the HIV estimates report by the Government of India in 2019, the country is estimated to have around 23.49 lakh people living with HIV/AIDS

AIDS Cases In India

According to WHO website, there were an estimated 38.4 million people living with HIV at the end of 2021, two-thirds of whom (25.6 million) are in the WHO African Region

AIDS Cases Around The World

Freddie Mercury, the lead vocalist of rock band ‘Queen’, fought AIDS in private for several years. Mercury revealed he was inflicted with the disease shortly before his death in Nov 1991 

Famous Personalities Who Battled AIDS: Freddie Mercury

The Two and a Half Men actor publicly spoke about being affected from AIDS in 2015, four years after his diagnosis

Charlie Sheen’s
Struggle With AIDS

Oscar-nominated American actor Rock Hudson became the first A-list celebrity to publicly speak about being diagnosed with AIDS in 1985. Hudosn’s death brought attention and gave momentum to donations to help tackle AIDS

Rock Hudson: The First
A-Lister To Announce
AIDS Diagnosis

UNAIDS is leading the global effort to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals 

UNAIDS Ambitions

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