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World Haemophilia Day: April 17

Every year, the World Haemophilia Day is celebrated on April 17 by the World Federation of Haemophilia. This year, the World Haemophilia Day is celebrated under the following theme Theme: Adapting to Change What is Haemophilia? Haemophilia is a rare disorder where the human blood does not clot normally. This is because, the blood lacks ..

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World AIDS Day: December 1

Every year the World AIDS Day is celebrated on December 1. The day is being celebrated since 1988. It is celebrated to create awareness against the spread of HIV infection. It is one of the 11 official Global Public Health campaigns of World Health Organisation. The Other 10 campaigns are as follows World Blood Donor ..

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What is HIV Prevention Model of India?

On November 18, 2020, the Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan addressed the Ministerial meeting of the Global Prevention Coalition for HIV prevention. During the meet, the minister shared about the success of HIV Prevention Model of India. Key Highlights The minister stressed upon the following as India’s actions under its HIV Prevention Model The ..

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June 2: International Sex Workers Day

Every year, International Sex Workers Day is observed on June 2. The day is being marked to spread awareness on rights of sex workers so that they can lead a life of respect. Why June 2? On June 2, 1975, around 100 sex workers gathered near Saint-Nizier Church in France. They gathered to express their ..

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India participates at United Nations AIDS Programme at World Economic Forum

On January 21, 2020, India participated at the United Nations AIDS (UNAIDS) programme at the World Economic Forum (WEF). The theme of the programme was Theme: Access for all: Leveraging Innovations, Investments and Partnerships for Health Highlights The health needs, technologies and solutions to bridge economic inequalities in the health sector were discussed. India was ..

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