World AIDS Day
The Ministry’s data was released as it coincides with World AIDS Day, the 1st of December.
Up to 13,000 Egyptians are living with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) as revealed by Ministry of Health and Population, Monday.
The event aims at encouraging people to check up their HIV infection status, and promoting the “Ending AIDS 2030” agenda among policy-makers.
Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day.