Annual Event: World AIDS Day Being Observed Today

Fri Dec 01 2023
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ISLAMABAD: Today marks the global observation of World AIDS Day, an annual event dedicated to raising awareness about HIV/AIDS.

This day serves as a reminder of the ongoing challenges and the collective responsibility to address the impact of this disease on communities worldwide.

With the theme of ‘let communities lead,’ as designated by the World Health Organization for this year’s commemoration, the focus remains on empowering and mobilizing communities to take charge in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

Leaders and dignitaries, including President Dr. Arif Alvi and Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar, have emphasized the critical role of awareness and collaborative action in preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS. They have urged all stakeholders to actively participate in creating awareness and fostering a deeper understanding of the disease within society.

President Dr. Arif Alvi highlighted the necessity of collective efforts to combat the epidemic effectively. He emphasized the importance of reaching out to even the most marginalized populations and expanding the accessibility of healthcare services as essential steps towards ending the spread of HIV/AIDS.

Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar reiterated the government’s commitment to tackling HIV/AIDS within the country. He stressed the need for synchronized efforts, emphasizing the goal of working together to create an AIDS-free Pakistan.

As the world commemorates World AIDS Day, it serves as a poignant reminder that the battle against HIV/AIDS necessitates unified action, strengthened healthcare infrastructure, and increased public awareness to overcome the challenges posed by this disease.

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