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Today is World AIDS Day. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, and show support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day and the first one was held in 1988. President Obama has issued […]

December 1st is World AIDS Day and actress and longtime philanthropist Sheryl Lee Ralph is committed to getting the word out about the importance of…

Today is World AIDS Day. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, and show support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day and the first one was held in 1988. Many scientific advances have […]

As millions of people around the globe observed World AIDS Day on Sunday, Bishop T.D. Jakes (pictured) and his Potter’s House megachurch, provided free HIV testing…

On the eve of the 25th World AIDS Day, President Barack Obama expressed hope, proclaiming that an “AIDS-free generation is within our reach.” “Each year…

Community Heroes: an in-depth series on the lives and impact of people giving back to our global communities. Nana Eyeson Akiwowo Age: 36 Place of…

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials said Thursday they are recommending that any person living with HIV be offered AIDS drugs as soon as they are diagnosed with the virus, an aggressive move that has been shown to prolong life and stem the spread of the disease. Standard practice has been to have patients put […]

Today is World AIDS Day. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, and show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day and the first one was held in 1988. Today, many scientific […]

Below is a piece contributed to CNN by the African actor. Africa — As an African man, I have always felt a sense of responsibility, not only toward my country, but to those living on the continent who face the daily challenges that poverty and disease bring.

As we recognize World AIDS Day today, its imperative that we continue to raise awareness and educate the masses.  Being responsible and protecting ourselves and others is one of our main goals. 

December 1st marks World AIDS Day 2010 all around the world. People famous and not so famous are making the most out of this day to raise awareness and celebrate loved ones who are dealing with this disease, lost the battle and highlighting positive developments with research and prevention.