Wednesday, December 1, 2010

World AIDS Day

ESL Holiday Lessons: World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is observed on December the 1st each year.
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ESL Discussions: AIDS

What do you know about AIDS?

VOA Classroom: Nations and Groups Promise $12 Billion to Fight AIDS, TB & Malaria

Read and listen to the article! Open the activities on the right side of the page to improve your English. Skill Level: BASIC

VOAVideo: HIV Patients in Asia Still Face Discrimination

Despite public awareness campaigns, people with HIV-AIDS in Asia say they still face social stigma and discrimination. Nearly 5 million people in the region have been infected by the virus. Heda Bayron has this report from Bangkok.

VOAVideo: International AIDS Day Provides Opportunity for Progress Report

International AIDS Day provides an opportunity to examine the efforts to combat the deadly virus that attacks the human immune system. In South Africa, whose 5.7 million HIV victims make it the most affected country in the world, officials and activists are assessing an ambitious campaign launched by the government on AIDS Day last year. VOA's Scott Bobb has this report from Johannesburg.