HIV/AIDS in Thailand: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

2018 World AIDS Day (WAD)

The World AIDS Day (WAD) is observed every year on 1st of December to raise awareness of the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection. The day provides an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and ..

Fall in fresh HIV-Infection cases among Children: UNAIDS Report

As per the latest UNAIDS Report, there is a steady decline in the newly contracted HIV infections among children. As per the UNAIDS Report: About 330000 children were newly infected in 2011, which implied a drop of 24 % in the new HIV case among children since 2009. Around 60 % of the 1.5 million ..

Latest global HIV/AIDS figures

Some important data from a report by the United Nations Programme on AIDS (UNAIDS). (Source: Reuters) An estimated 34 million people worldwide had the human immunodeficiency virus HIV.L that causes AIDS in 2010, according to the UNAIDS data, up 17 percent on 2001, when 28.6 million were living with HIV. There were 2.7 million new ..