Celebration of the 2011 World AIDS Day in the WHO African Region
The World Health Organization declared the first World AIDS Day in 1988. The Day, 1 December, quickly became established as one of the most successful commemorative days and is now recognized and celebrated by a diverse range of constituents every year around the globe. The Day continues to be one of the most visible opportunities for public and private partners to spread awareness about the status of the pandemic, renew commitments and engagement, and encourage progress in HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care in high prevalence countries and around the world.
Reports on the observance of the Day are presented below:
Sierra Leone: Sierra Leone Commemorates World AIDS Day 2011