“Celebration of Life” World AIDS Day 2013

Province

Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui

Diocese

Diocese of Hong Kong Island

Goal

The event was in response to the global theme for World AIDS Day from 2011-2015 “Getting to Zero”, as selected by the World AIDS Campaign.  Backed by the United Nations, the “Getting to Zero” campaign focuses on the goals of Zero New Infections, Zero Discrimination and Zero AIDS Related Deaths.

Activity

The event included a series of exciting outdoor programs, such as magic shows, drama performance, poetry reciting, musical performances and sharing. The activities aimed to educate the public on AIDS-related issues and help Hong Kong achieve zero HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero death target.

Outcomes

More than 20 organizations, included UNESCO Hong Kong, The Rotary Club of Queensway, Department of Health, The Consulate General of the United States of America (Hong Kong and Macau), the Central and Western District Council, The Equal Opportunities Commission, Hop Yuen Charitable Foundation Fund, The Hong Kong Coalition of AIDS Service Organizations, the Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong, C.O.M.E. (Christ Original Missionary Eternity), Christian Action, PathFinders and the Ethnic Minority Health Service Unit of the United Christian Nethersole Community Health Service participated at the Celebration.

Main language

English