by Prashant Kapadia/NHN
Mumbai: AIDS Healthcare Foundation and Kripa Foundation organised ‘Keep The Promise’ rally in Dharavi, today. On the occasion of World AIDS Day, the campaign was aimed at bringing attention towards several pertinent issues like stigma and discrimination towards HIV positive people, access to proper ART treatment, HIV community testing.
The gathering witnessed over 300 children and influencers from several civil society organisations who took pledges to keep the promise – to stand against discrimination towards HIV positive people, to create awareness about the disease, to continue fight against HIV/AIDS, among others. The rally focused on the need for a strong scale-up of global AIDS funding and calls on governments, funding bodies and individuals to commit to ending the epidemic.
About AIDS Healthcare Foundation: AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization, currently provides medical care and/or services to over 8,30,953 clients in 38 countries worldwide in the US, Africa, Latin America/Caribbean, the Asia/Pacific Region and Eastern Europe. To learn more about AHF, please visit our website: www.aidshealth.org