World AIDS Day is held annually on December 1. The first official global health day, established in 1988, World AIDS Day is an opportunity to support people living with HIV/AIDS and to commemorate those who have died from the pandemic. The day acts as a reminder of the need to continue global HIV education, and to advocate on behalf people who face discrimination because of their HIV-positive status.

For more information on how to show solidarity, to raise awareness, and to fundraise, visit worldaidsday.org.