World Aids Day today...

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World Aids Day today

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 09:12 AM, 1 December 2021   Updated: 01:01 PM, 1 December 2021

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World Aids Day is being observed on Wednesday (December 1) across the country as elsewhere in the globe in line with the health safety regulations. 

Every year, December 1 has been observed as World Aids Day since 1988 to create mass awareness against Aids across the world. According to the UN declaration, the involvement of people from all walks of life is very important to eradicate AIDS by 2030.  

According to the Global HIV & AIDS statistics, 34 million people globally were living with HIV and 35 million people so far died of AIDS. 

Marking the day, Health and Family Welfare Ministry will organize a discussion at the auditorium of Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons at 11:00 am today. Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque will address the programme as chief guest.