world aids day

  • 1 Dec 2011

    World AIDS Day, observed on 1 December each year, is an important opportunity when governments, national AIDS programmes, faith organisations, community groups and individuals around the world focus attention on the global AIDS epidemic and emphasise the critical need for a committed, meaningful and sustained response.

  • 8 Dec 2010

    Church and civil society organisations are pressing world governments to commit to their fair share of the £840 million Global HIV Fund for 2011-13.

  • 2 Dec 2010

    Desmond Tutu has called on world leaders to take action to accelerate a decline in new HIV infections through activism that promotes prevention measures.

  • 1 Dec 2010

    World AIDS Day, observed on 1 December each year, is an important opportunity for national AIDS programmes, faith organisations, community organisations, individuals and governments around the world to focus attention on the global AIDS epidemic and to emphasise the critical need for a committed, meaningful and sustained response at all levels.

  • 30 Nov 2010

    It is tragic that a group of Christians, characterised by their obsession with sexuality, are choosing to overwrite World Aids Day with their own ‘day’. Entitled “Not Ashamed Day” it is supposed to be about getting Christians to stand up and declare their faith following a number of cases of alleged ‘persecution’.

  • 2 Dec 2009

    In preparation for World AIDS Day yesterday, Kenyans living with HIV gathered at Nairobi's All Saints cathedral to send 10,000 Thanksgiving Day postcards to US President Barack Obama.

  • 1 Dec 2009

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has released a 2009 World Aids Day video, highlighting the plight of expectant mothers who are HIV positive and the threat of transmission of HIV to their babies.

  • 1 Dec 2009

    As Christians globally take part in events marking World AIDS Day, members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America are holding worship services, gatherings and advocacy activities.

  • 1 Dec 2009

    I was somewhat surprised to read that the Archbishop of Canterbury has spoken out about "the problems that emerge through keeping silent on issues surrounding HIV and and the importance of the Church

  • 24 Nov 2008

    A selection of resources for World AIDS Day