On 1 December 2018, WHO will join global partners to commemorate World AIDS Day under the theme “Know Your Status”. This will also be an occasion to celebrate the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day – a pioneering global health campaign first initiated by WHO in 1988.
WHO advocacy and communication for World AIDS Day 2018 will aim to achieve the following objectives:
- Urge people to know their HIV infection status through testing, and to access HIV prevention, treatment and care services;
- Urge policy-makers to promote a “health for all” agenda for HIV and related health services, such as tuberculosis (TB), hepatitis and noncommunicable diseases.