World AIDS Day takes place on 1 December each year. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV .Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS)
HIV infection in India was first detected in 1986 among female sex workers in Chennai. HIV was diagnosed by Dr. Suniti Solomon and her student Dr. Sellappan Nirmala.