'World AIDS day December 1st', poster relating to HIV and AIDS, London, England, c. 1994
The red ribbon motif is a symbol of support for World AIDS day. Wearers pledge support for HIV and AIDS sufferers worldwide and show their commitment to finding a cure. This Health Education Authority poster promoted World AIDS day on December 1st. The poster includes information about the red ribbon and the AIDS telephone helpline. AIDS is now classed as a pandemic: an infectious disease found globally.
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