World AIDS Day is celebrated every year on December 1 all over the world. The day has been special for those who raise awareness among the people about the ill effects of this pandemic disease. It was first observed in 1988. Different NGOs and social activists hold rallies and events to observe the day. The organization mostly brings attention to the people about the disease caused due to the infection of HIV( Human Immunodeficiency Virus).
In present, millions of people have are still facing the wrath of disease. Even some people do not have still access to tests, treatments, and medications for HIV. Around 37. 9 million people are suffering from HIV in 2018. Meanwhile, millions of people have been diagnosed to control the infection.
The day gives the opportunity to the people who are still facing the HIV infection to fight against it. The organization and government-led programs are being organized to motivate the people so that they can fight against the infection and never gives up. The awareness programs are also has been helpful for these people who are suffering from the disease.
Reports said most of the population includes women and girls, gay men and other men who have sex with men, sex workers, transgender people, druggists and prisoners who bear a disproportionately high burden of HIV. In 2018, the population includes sexual partners accounted for 54 percent of new HIV infections.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)and other organizations are committed to working tirelessly to end the infection and reduce the risk of disease-related to HIV. In Pakistan, around 1,60,000 HIV positive people are living in the country in 2018. Meanwhile, scores of people have limited access to healthcare facilities. Most of the people remain uneducated related to the information about HIV AIDS.