Health and fitness agenda: World AIDS Day

Friday, November 29th, 2013. Filed under: Health & Fitness Online World News
Volunteers from Red Cross China take part in an AIDS-awareness event on World AIDS Day. ©AFP PHOTO

Volunteers from Red Cross China take part in an AIDS-awareness event on World AIDS Day.
©AFP PHOTO

World AIDS Day
December 1
Worldwide

World AIDS Day draws together people from around the globe “to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS and demonstrate international solidarity in the face of the pandemic.” For a calendar of events, to download posters, and to find out how to get involved, visit http://www.worldaidscampaign.org. In the UK, visit http://www.worldaidsday.org.

International Day of Persons with Disabilities
December 3
Worldwide

Around 15 percent of the world’s population lives with disabilities, and this day, backed by the United Nations, aims to help promote understanding and well-being, with global events planned to include forums, public discussions, and celebrations. Stay tuned to the UN website as scheduled events unfold. http://www.un.org/disabilities/default.asp?id=1607

International Consumer Electronics Show (CES)
January 7-10
Las Vegas, Nevada, US

Medical, fitness, and health technological innovations will be on display in January at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Every year the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) features thousands of exhibitors and attracts some 120,000 attendees.
http://www.cesweb.org

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