by Premier Hospitals | December 1, 2019 |
The most disastrous disease facing mankind is AIDS-Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) which is a chronic and potentially life-threatening disease caused by HIV - Human Immunodeficiency Virus. At the end of 2018, UNAIDS says that nearly 37.9 million people were living with HIV and on avg 1.8 million people getting infected every year. HIV infection and AIDS persists as one of the world's most challenging public health condition. UNAIDS calls out everyone one of us with the theme "Communities make the difference" to reach global targets to eliminate AIDS by 2030. Communities of people who are living with HIV and health workers of the community should play a vital role in the HIV response. WHO recommend increasing community-based health care campaigns in order to deliver HIV prevention, testing, treatment and care. The commemoration of World AIDS Day is on 1 December and is observed every year. Since 1988, the day was dedicated to creating awareness about AIDS and the damage it causing to mankind. As a part of social accountability, we, Premier Hospital doing our best to educate people about dangerous AIDS and how it is destroying human health globally.