Encouragement and support are the only means to show AIDS patients that they are like the rest of us.
Currently, more than 400, 00 people are suffering from this disease all around the globe. Nearly 35 million people die due to this lethal disease annually.
Every year on the 1st of December people observe Worlds AID Day all around the globe. However, this time organizations intend to run special empowerment programs on this day. The chief aim of these programs is to build strength among the HIV patients. These programs can give strength to HIV patients to lead a normal life.
Generally, HIV patients hide their identities to avoid the upsetting reaction of public. It is certainly the mistake of our society as people consider them a different category of human beings. Societies should alter their hostile behavior, rules and regulations towards HIV patients
Sopon Mekthon, director of Disease Control Departments stated that authorities to increase the empowerment plans. They should try to put an end to the people’s attitude of discrimination.
On the other hand, patients are unaware that they can utilize that disgrace as a power. There are numerous HIV patients who are living a normal life with this disease.
Gyan Ranjan is a patients of HIV AIDS. Several years ago, doctor diagnosed this deadly disease in his blood. However, he took it positively instead of making a misery of his life. He used the disease as a cause to live a life. Presently, he is the coordinator of Bihar Network of people living with AIDS. An organization which frequently lead rallies in favor of AIDS patients. The majority of the patients in this firm suffers from HIV.
Ranjan stated that if a person hides his identity then he can never fight for his causes. Hence, patients should be honest with everyone.
Therefore, these empowerment programs will help educate public and patients both.
Recently, UNICEF requested for more investment for the treatment of under 15 HIV patients. The group believe that we should reach every newborn, mother and child in order to educate the entire world.