World AIDS Day: Odisha CM Pledges To Ensure Quality & Affordable Healthcare


Bhubaneswar: On World AIDS Day, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has pledged to ensure quality and affordable healthcare.

“Amidst prolonged COVID-19 pandemic, let’s not forget that millions of people are living with HIV/AIDS across the globe. On World AIDS Day, let’s pledge to ensure quality & affordable healthcare, end inequities, remove stigma, so that people affected by AIDS can lead a normal life,” tweeted the Odisha CM.



Every year, December 1 is observed as World AIDS Day across the globe. It was first observed in 1988.

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a chronic, potentially life-threatening health condition caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that interferes with the body’s ability to fight infections. AIDS can spread through multiple sources.

World AIDS Day 2021: Theme

“End inequalities. End AIDS” is the theme of World AIDS Day 2021.

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