Un día de lazos rojos contra el SIDA

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University students hold red ribbons at a photo opportunity during an HIV/AIDS awareness rally on World AIDS day in Chengdu, Sichuan province December 1, 2009. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA HEALTH SOCIETY) CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA

Hoy 1 de diciembre se celebra el dia internacional de la lucha contra el SIDA. En todo el mundo se celebran diferentes actos en el que se conmemora este día en el que se intenta recordar a los fallecidos, trabajar por los enfermos y su tratamiento, informar a la sociedad para evitar nuevos contagios y concienciar a las instituciones y gobiernos sobre este gran problema. Os invito a visitar esta web del Ministerio de Sanidad donde podéis encontrar gran cantidad de información sobre esta enfermedad provocada por el virus VIH.

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Activists place white crosses with red ribbons at the Museumplein in Amsterdam on December 1, 2009. The crosses are part of the start of the “Stop Aids Now” campaign on World Aids Day. AFP PHOTO / ANP – ROBERT VOS = netherlands out – belgium out
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A volunteer bearing HIV/AIDS awareness symbols take part in an AIDS awareness event on the World AIDS Day held at the Beijing’s south railway station, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009. A group of protesters, who has infected HIV from blood transfer products disrupted a UNAIDS event, calling for greater support for people living with AIDS/HIV in China. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
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CAL11 CALCUTA (INDIA) 01/12/2009.- Mithun Ghosh, vestido de novio, observa un lazo rojo que le coloca una mujer durante un evento organizado por una organización no gubernamental como parte de una campaña de concienciación sobre el sida en la que se pedía que las parejas se hagan análisis de sangre antes de contraer matrimonio, en Calcuta (India), hoy, 1 de diciembre de 2009, Día Mundial de la Lucha contra el Sida. EFE/Piyal Adhikary

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XJH01 JOHANNESBURGO (SUDÁFRICA), 01/12/2009. Un ejecutivo del banco comercial más importante de Sudáfrica, Standard Bank, se somete a un análisis de VIH dentro de una campaña especial con motivo del Día Internacional del Sida en Johannesburgo, Sudáfrica, hoy, martes, 1 de diciembre de 2009. El presidente de Sudáfrica, Jacob Zuma, anunció hoy que adoptarán nuevas medidas para reducir el número de muertes que se producen a causa del VIH/sida, que según los últimos datos publicados es de cerca de 1.000 personas al día en el país. Casi 5.000 empleados de Standard Bank se han sometido a la prueba. EFE/Jon Hrusa

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KIV04 DONETSK (UCRANIA) 1/12/2009.- Un joven ucraniano muestra un árbol artificial hecho con preservativos, hoy, martes 1 de diciembre, durante una concentración con motivo del Día Internacional de la lucha contra el Sida, en Donetsk, (Ucrania). EFE/Photomig
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091130 MADRID DIA INTERNACIONAL DE LA LUCHA CONRA EL VIH Lazo en la Puerta de Alcala PUBLICO Gabriel Pecot

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Indonesian volunteers light candles during a ceremony to mark World AIDS Day in Jakarta on December 1, 2009. There are estimated to be some 33.4 million people worldwide living with HIV/AIDS, with 2.7 million new cases each year. The World Health Organisation (WHO) issued new advice on the treatment of HIV on November 30, saying drugs should be given earlier and even be prescribed to breastfeeding mothers. AFP PHOTO / ADEK BERRY

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An AIDS activist holds a ribbon in the shape of the AIDS symbol prior to a press conference in Jakarta on December 1, 2009, World AIDS day. There are estimated to be some 33.4 million people worldwide living with HIV/AIDS, with 2.7 million new cases each year. The World Health Organisation (WHO) issued new advice on the treatment of HIV on November 30, 2009 saying drugs should be given earlier and even be prescribed to breastfeeding mothers. AFP PHOTO / ADEK BERRY
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Socalled AIDS teddy bears sit at the AIDS information stall on the occasion of this year’s World-AIDS-Day in Dresden, eastern Germany on November 30, 2009. The World-AIDS-Day takes place on December 1 every year and is commited to raise awareness of Aids and HIV infection. AFP PHOTO DDP / NORBERT MILLAUER  GERMANY OUT
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Activists of “AIDS France” association hold, on December 1, 2009 in Paris, before a demonstration, the Aids symbolic red ribbon at the statue symbolizing the Republic, as part of events for World AIDS Day. Almost 60 million people have been infected by the HIV virus since it was first recorded but prevention programmes are having a significant impact, the UNAIDS agency said in its latest report, released on November 30 in Shanghai. Some 2.7 million were newly infected in 2008, it added, bringing the world total to 33.4 million.   AFP PHOTO/JACQUES DEMARTHON

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Traditional Bihu dancers participate in an event to mark World AIDS Day in Gauhati, India, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009. Nearly 2.5 million people in India are infected with HIV, the AIDS virus, but talking about the disease and sexual health issues in general is still largely taboo. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)

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A woman passes  HIV+ written upside-down on a graffiti wall  on World AIDS Day in Johannesburg Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009. There has been a strong drive by businesses and the public  and private sectors to create an awareness of HIV and AIDS in a country that has more affected people than any other. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)
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A red ribbon hangs in advance of World AIDS Day on the front of the White House in Washington, November 29, 2009. World AIDS Day will be commemorated on December 1.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst    (UNITED STATES POLITICS HEALTH)
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Children sign their names on a red ribbon during a HIV/AIDS awareness rally at a kindergarten in Hefei, Anhui province, November 30, 2009.  REUTERS/Jianan Yu (CHINA HEALTH SOCIETY)