The Minister’s allegation comes on the eve of World AIDS Day, which is observed on December 1st.
“To meet our goal, Kerala is initiating a campaign to identify HIV-positive patients and treat them, and we are confident that we will meet our goal,” George added.
“End disparities. End AIDS” is the theme of World AIDS Day 2021.
“The theme is appropriate since we can only attain our goal by eliminating all forms of inequity.” The necessity of the hour is for comprehensive cooperation from all segments of society, especially in light of the Covid epidemic, which heightens the task, as our goal is to bring those who are positive into the mainstream,” George remarked.
According to the most recent figures, the state has 25,775 HIV-positive cases, 0.08 percent of which are elders, whereas the national average for HIV-positive elders is 0.22 percent.
On World AIDS Day, Wednesday, George will launch a state-wide HIV awareness campaign.