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Nov 30, 2019
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World AIDS Day to be observed tomorrow to raise public awareness about AIDS

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World AIDS Day will be observed tomorrow to raise public awareness about Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome, AIDS. It is a pandemic disease caused due to the infection of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).

The day also provides an opportunity for people to unite in the fight against HIV and to show support for people living with HIV. This year, the theme is "Communities Make the Difference." 

As per the latest estimate of 2017, there are around 21.40 lakh people living with HIV in the country. The government is implementing National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) as a hundred per cent Central Sector Scheme for prevention and control of AIDS. 

NACP response to HIV epidemic comprise a comprehensive three-pronged strategy of prevention, testing and treatment. The Government has also developed a seven-year National Strategic Plan from 2017 to 2024 to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal of ending AIDS as a public health threat by 2030. 
 

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