World AIDS Day, is observed on 1 December every year since 1988, is an international day dedicated to raise awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection and mourning those who have died of the disease. Government and health officials, non-governmental organizations, and individuals around the world observe the day, often with education on AIDS prevention and control.
EXPLORE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL had also conducted an awareness programme on Aids Day. The Biology teachers had arranged an introductory session with a Power Point Presentation along with an interactive session to male students aware of the deadly disease. Students also distributed red ribbons as the red ribbon is the universal symbol of awareness and support for people living with HIV. Wearing a ribbon is a great way to raise awareness on and during the run up to World AIDS Day. The purpose of the World Aids Day celebration every year to well support the Member States in order to build up the new and effective policies and programmes, to strengthen the health systems as well as to increase the capacity of health sectors towards HIV/AIDS.