World AIDS Day, December 1

World AIDS Day is a global health day that is observed on December 1st, calling on social workers globally to unite in support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died.  HIV/AIDS is a public health pandemic that must be addressed by social workers globally

World AIDS Day is an opportunity for you to learn the facts about HIV.  As social workers, we can also show our support for people living with HIV – as well as affected families and communities – by speaking out against stigma and discrimination.


  1. The face of HIV/AIDS over the course of 30 years have involved social workers across every area of practice. Social workers’ uniques skill set, diversity among the profession, scope and depth of as social change agents, and have been immeasureable in the fight against HIV/AIDs, here in the USA and globally. I am proud to be a social worker and the contributions of my colleagues over the years!

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