Health Ministry gears up for World Aids Day

THE Ministry of Health and Social Services, Khomas Regional Council, City of Windhoek in collaboration with Regional AIDS Coordination Committee (RACOC) stakeholders will host the National World Aids Day & Khomas Regional Aids Conference from 2 to 4 December under the theme ‘Communities Make the Difference’. World AIDS Day is commemorated each year on December 1 and is an opportunity for all community to unite in the fight against HIV, show support for people living with HIV/AIDS and remember those who have succumbed to this scourge. Information from the Health Ministry states that the day marks a point of convergence of the global AIDS campaign, which is dynamic throughout the entire year. Through its worldwide recognition, the day is commemorated through multiple courses of activities aimed at re-emphasising the actions needed to reduce HIV transmission.