World AIDS Day Quotes – HIV/AIDS Awareness Quotes and Thoughts

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World AIDS Day Quotes

The World AIDS day on December 1st is one of the most recognised international health days event observed by UN. The below quotes are related to AIDS which can be used to educate people about HIV/AIDS.

The UN observes December 1st every year as World AIDS Day. UNAIDS, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, takes the lead role and their mission is to end AIDS by 2030. In 2016, 36.7 million people in the World were living with HIV.

UNAIDS observes World AIDS day every year with a unique theme. The 2017 theme for World AIDS Day is “My Right to Health” and the campaign #myrighttohealth will provide information about the right to health and what impact it has on people’s lives.

World AIDS Day Quotes

“Give a child love, laughter and peace, not AIDS.” – Nelson Mandela

“The fight against HIV/AIDS requires leadership from all parts of government and it needs to go right to the top. AIDS is far more than a health crisis. It is a threat to development itself.” – Kofi Annan

“Did you know children are dying because of AIDS. Missing the medicines that prevent transmission from mother to child. Missing the protection from parents teachers and role models that can teach them about the danger, and keep them safe from sexual exploitation. Children are missing your support. Unite for children. Unite against AIDS.” –  Whoopi Goldberg

“It is bad enough that people are dying of AIDS, but no one should die of ignorance.” – Elizabeth Taylor

“HIV does not make people dangerous to know, so you can shake their hands and give them a hug: Heaven knows they need it.” –  Princess Diana

“Because of the lack of education on AIDS, discrimination, fear, panic, and lies surrounded me.” – Ryan White

“You can’t get AIDS from a hug or a handshake or a meal with a friend.” – Magic Johnson

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