World AIDS day is held each year on December 1st to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS. This day is an opportunity for people across the globe to work together and fight against the HIV epidemic. December 1st is a time to show support for those who are living with HIV and honor those who have passed away. This year learn more about HIV/AIDS and what you can do to make a difference.
In 2013 there were 35.3 million people living with HIV worldwide. In 2013, 1.5 million people died from AIDS related illness.
(Distributed November 25, 2014)