Globe AIDS Day is celebrated every year on December 1. This day connects men and women from around the globe on increasing awareness to HIV/AIDS and demonstrates worldwide solidarity facing the illness. It becomes an opportunity for public and private partners to distribute attention about the condition of HIV/AIDS and encourage advancement in illness avoidance, therapy and care in high prevalence countries.
There is much progress to celebrate, such as the news that a rate of the latest HIV transmissions has actually been reduced by over 50% among adults (15-49 years) in 25 nations between 2001 and 2011; prevalence of HIV fell by nearly 27% among young adults aged 15-24 globally; and Sub-Saharan Africa had a drop of greater than 35% among teenage males and females. A report 2.3 million individuals were included with treatment programs during the last two years-an increase of 59%. South Africa expanded its cure services to achieve 1.7 million people-an increase of 75% during the final two years. In Zimbabwe, 260,000 extra people got HIV treatment, checking in a 118% scaling ratio. Upwards of 100,000 people suffering from HIV were participating in HIV therapy in Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Uganda and Zambia.
However , much more remains to be accomplished. According to the United Nations, in 2011, there were 2.7 million new HIV infected patients among adults and children. In spite of impressive results, sub-Saharan Africa included 72% in all additional HIV infections. Furthermore, there are still 7 million people who are not receiving therapy.
Planet Aid supports the Total Control of the Epidemic (TCE) project run by persons in the Federation Humana People to People. TCE engages a community-based approach to dealing with the process of the major outbreaks, including HIV/AIDs, t . b, and malaria. The idea is given enough knowledge and equipment individuals can liberate themselves from the devastating effect of these illnesses.
Through a door-to-door strategy, TCE area officers teach, notify and counsel each and every person inside a prescribed target area, strengthening them to develop optimistic choices in terms of safe sexual behavior with regard to HIV/AIDS or other behaviors related to the other epidemics. Volunteers, named “Passionates,” help with supplementary TCE activities including school and office strategies, women’s clubs, orphan care, house care and much more. Furthermore, TCE programs build relationships with present services, governmental and otherwise, and provide individuals with access to those services through recommendations. The practice and taking part of the Passionates, youngsters clubs, social commanders as well as other town group individuals and groups provides project long-term sustainability.