Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to site content
CDC Home

World AIDS Day -- December 1, 1996

"One World, One Hope" is the theme designated by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) for this year's World AIDS Day, December 1, 1996. Worldwide, 190 countries observe World AIDS Day to focus attention on the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) pandemic, which has resulted in an estimated 27.9 million HIV infections and 5.8 million deaths, including 1.3 million deaths in children (1,2). In the United States, activities for World AIDS Day are coordinated by the American Association for World Health in collaboration with UNAIDS, the Pan American Heath Organization, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Additional information about HIV infection, AIDS, and World AIDS Day is available from the CDC National AIDS Hotline, telephone (800) 342-2437, (919) 361-8400, (800) 344-7432 (Spanish), and (800) 243-7889 (TTY/TDD); the CDC National AIDS Clearinghouse, telephone (800) 458-5231 or (301) 217-0023; and the CDC Home Page on the World Wide Web, http://www.cdc.gov/nchstp/hiv_aids/worldaid/worldaid.htm.

References

  1. Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS. The HIV/AIDS situation in mid 1996: global and regional highlights. Fact Sheet. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization, July 1996.

  2. American Association for World Health. Resource Booklet. World AIDS Day

    • 1 December 1996, One World One Hope. Washington DC: American Association for World Health, 1996.



Use of trade names and commercial sources is for identification only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

References to non-CDC sites on the Internet are provided as a service to MMWR readers and do not constitute or imply endorsement of these organizations or their programs by CDC or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. CDC is not responsible for the content of pages found at these sites. URL addresses listed in MMWR were current as of the date of publication.


All MMWR HTML versions of articles are electronic conversions from typeset documents. This conversion might result in character translation or format errors in the HTML version. Users are referred to the electronic PDF version (http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr) and/or the original MMWR paper copy for printable versions of official text, figures, and tables. An original paper copy of this issue can be obtained from the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), Washington, DC 20402-9371; telephone: (202) 512-1800. Contact GPO for current prices.

**Questions or messages regarding errors in formatting should be addressed to mmwrq@cdc.gov.

 
USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC–INFO
A-Z Index
  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. E
  6. F
  7. G
  8. H
  9. I
  10. J
  11. K
  12. L
  13. M
  14. N
  15. O
  16. P
  17. Q
  18. R
  19. S
  20. T
  21. U
  22. V
  23. W
  24. X
  25. Y
  26. Z
  27. #