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Month: February 2011

Is That Red Ribbon…?

Published / by Hira / 1 Comment on Is That Red Ribbon…?

Red Ribbon You Are Not Alone

Here we go for a little introduction with RED RIBBON!

Red ribbon is a startling precursor representing HIV & AIDS consciousness to each and every one. The red ribbon is a worldwide pictogram of AIDS awareness worn by people all year round and particularly around World AIDS Day i-e 1st December every year to exhibit care and apprehension about HIV and AIDS, and also to remind others of the need for their support.

You must know that there are AIDS cares podiums worldwide that hold Red Ribbon as a protectionist measure, these Red Ribbon Centers provide support services for people living with HIV. Services particularly include counseling and education on prevention, treatment and prospective infections. In addition these health centers also provide communal support and financial aid. Moreover these centers also facilitate doctors and medical practitioners to pay special attention on important errands such as patient appointments and follow-up, maintaining confidential patient information, and ensuring that patients have received regular and sufficient medicines.

As far as statistics are concerned; more than 25 million people have died of AIDS since 1981.In spite of the fact that Red Ribbon and other compassionate organizations are frequently operating still In developing and transitional countries, 9.5 million people instantly require life-saving AIDS drugs; of these, only 4 million approx 42% are receiving the drugs.

Keep in mind that there are no copy rights of Red ribbon or no particular manufacturer of Red Ribbon from AIDS organizations, it’s just a matter of a pin and a red colored ribbon, just like people have other ways of protest, and this is a protest against AIDS, Just wearing a Red Ribbon is a great way to raise awareness and knowledge about HIV and its consequences, not only this its a superb style to reduce the prejudice in peoples’ minds for HIV victims.