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AIDS Awareness Bracelets

Published / by Aimee / 4 Comments on AIDS Awareness Bracelets

AIDS Awareness Bracelets, as well as the red ribbon, are two of the symbols used to mark AIDS Awareness Day. Wearing AIDS Awareness Bracelets shows understanding, support and compassion for people infected by HIV. These symbolic bracelets serve as a bridge among individuals from all around the world, as they are meant to unite people and stimulate them to fight against HIV spreading.

AIDS Awareness Bracelets come in different form, colors and sizes, and can be purchased or home made. The first AIDS Awareness Bracelet was designed by Isabella Geddes da Filicaia, as a quarter-inch band with a raised AIDS ribbon on one side.

Today there are several styles of these AIDS Awareness Bracelets, but the most popular ones are those made from jelly. They cost no more than two dollars and have engraved the AIDS Awareness slogan – ‘Until There’s a Cure’. The most used color is red, but you can opt for other colors as well. AIDS Awareness Bracelets are available in lavender, purple, yellow, orange, pink, white, blue, black, gold and many other colors, and they have different messages engraved.

You can personalize your AIDS Awareness Bracelet with one of the words Hope, Strength, Courage or Faith, as each of these shows your engagement in the fight against HIV/AIDS. For every purchased AIDS Awareness Bracelet, you automatically donate a variable percent for AIDS foundations and campaigns.

AIDS Awareness Bracelets can be made from metal as well, and they have the same messages engraved as the silicon bracelets. Gold and silver bracelets are more expensive than jelly ones, but there’s usually a ten percent of their price going to AIDS foundations. These jewelries can have a little ribbon attached, made either of metal or red crystals.

Other special AIDS Awareness Bracelets are made from Swarovski crystals. These elegant items are meant to show your support and interest concerning AIDS sufferers and can be worn at any occasion.

So whether you choose a less or a more expensive item, AIDS Awareness Bracelets show that you are ready to get involved and help in the fight against this destructive disease.

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.