Jumo Health Bakes to End the Stigma on World AIDS Day
World AIDS Day is celebrated on December 1st. It is a day dedicated to uniting and fighting against HIV — to raise awareness of HIV, to break the stigma, to support those living with HIV, and to remember those who have died from an AIDS-related illness.
Fun Fact: World AIDS Day was first celebrated in 1988, the first ever world health day!
What are the Statistics?
About 1.1 million people in the U.S. are living with HIV. In the UK, 101,600 people are living with HIV. Around the world, it is estimated that 36.7 million people have the virus.
While advancements have been made in HIV treatment and prevention, it is still a condition that remains prevalent globally; thus, much can still be done to increase awareness, combat prejudice, and improve public education.
What did Jumo Health Do This World AIDS Day?
Raising awareness and providing education on medical conditions is something dear to our hearts at Jumo Health. We also have an affinity for baked goods. So, our London office combined passions and organized a bake sale to raise money for the National AIDS Trust in honor of World AIDS Day. Our very own, Yael Steinitz, coordinated all of the logistics and was the brilliant mastermind behind the event. And, Bruno Valasse, our very creative visual designer, created the beautifully illustrated posters.
The bake sale was a great success, with many people stopping by, way too many delicious treats consumed, and most importantly, money donated to the National Aids Trust.
For us, we believe no act is too small. We believe that, together, we can continue to fight against HIV and make an impact. So, with that, happy #WAD2019!
Jumo Health develops age-appropriate, culturally sensitive, and relatable educational resources for patients and caregivers. We have experience serving diverse populations, covering more than 160 health topics across 75+ countries and 90+ languages – and we’re always expanding! Our multicultural offerings are designed to explain the latest in evidence-based literature using highly visual elements so that everyone can understand complex medical topics. Jumo Health collaborates globally with more than 180 advocacy groups and community organizations to ensure an authentic patient experience is accurately represented.