World AIDS Day 2013

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1 Dec 2013
ECDC

World AIDS Day was introduced by the World Health Organization in 1988 and is observed on 1 December each year to raise awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by HIV infection.

World AIDS Day is a global health day introduced by the World Health Organization in 1988 which is observed on 1 December each year and aims at raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by HIV infection. The international symbol of HIV awareness and support is a reb ribbon.
 
On the occasion of World AIDS Day, ECDC launches the latest surveillance data on HIV in the European Region. The report, prepared jointly with the WHO Regional Office for Europe, presents data on HIV and AIDS for the whole European Region, covering a population of nearly 900 million people, of which around 508 million live in the EU/EEA.
 
The day is also an opportunity to disseminate information about the status of the HIV pandemic.