December 1st, World AIDS Day

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So Yesterday (December 1st) was World AIDS Day and i was reading ish’s blog and also had a look around google and found this table on the themes they are basing each year on

World AIDS Day Themes 1988 – 2010

1988 Communication
1989 Youth
1990 Women and AIDS
1991 Sharing the Challenge
1992 Community Commitment
1993 Act
1994 AIDS and the Family
1995 Shared Rights, Shared Responsibilities
1996 One World. One Hope
1997 Children Living in a World with AIDS
1998 Force for Change: World AIDS Campaign With Young People
1999 Listen, Learn, Live: World AIDS Campaign with Children & Young People
2000 AIDS: Men Make a Difference
2001 I care. Do you?
2002 Stigma and Discrimination
2003 Stigma and Discrimination
2004 Women, Girls, HIV and AIDS
2005 Stop AIDS. Keep the Promise
2006 Stop AIDS. Keep the Promise – Accountability
2007 AIDS. Bad for you.
2008 Africa Awareness
2009 Protect the innocent
2010 HIV/AIDS is bad for you

AIDS have killed more than 25 million people and an estimated 38.6 million poeple living with it. The AIDS epidemic claimed between 2.8 and 3.6 million lives in 2005, over half a million were children.

The concept of a World AIDS Day originated at the 1988 World Summit of Ministers of Health on Programmes for AIDS Prevention. Since then, it has been taken up by governments, international organizations and charities around the world.

For more information visit wikipedia

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2 Responses

  1. Stop AIDS,Keep the promise is exactly what demonstrators had on their placards.It’s good to see people rising up against the disease and trying to fight it rather than avoid it.Thanks a lot for joining in.We may make the world a better place to live in through our blogs.

    Thanks for adding me to your blogroll.I’ve added you to mine.

  2. Thanks Ish for the adding. Yeah who knows perhaps our blogs can make a difference

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