World AIDS Day

by Steven Connelly

Since 1988, the World AIDS Day is held on December 1 every year. It is an international day WAD1to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS around the world. On this day, besides raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection, memorials are held to honor persons who have died from HIV/AIDS. Government and health officials also observe the event, often with speeches or forums on the AIDS topics. Since 1995, the President of the United States has made an official proclamation on World AIDS Day. Governments of other nations have followed suit and issued similar announcements.  
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Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week

by Tom Reid

c+cukIf you have kept an ear out on social media this week, you might know that this week, from December 1st to the 7th. This worldwide event, organised by the charity Crohns and Colitis UK, aims to raise money and awareness for the thousands of people who suffer these chronic illnesses. Continue reading “Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week” »