World AIDS Day – Commemoration of the of world AIDS day 1st December 2018

Today Saturday, December 1st, 2018 is World AIDS.

In commemoration of the of world AIDS day 1st December , SWDC has organized a colourful event at main office where it has invited relevant stakeholders among them being representatives from district authorities , people living with HV,IDP focal points, religious leaders, women and youth groups .

World Aids Day is held on 1 December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died for HIV/AIDs.

Today, many scientific advances have been made in HIV treatment, there are laws to protect people living with HIV and we understand so much more about the condition. But despite this, people do not know the facts about how to protect themselves and others from HIV, and stigma and discrimination remain a reality for many people living with HIV. World AIDS Day is important as it reminds the public and Government that HIV has not gone away – there is still a vital need to raise money, increase awareness, fight prejudice and improve education.