Delhi to launch AIDS awareness campaign

Last Updated: Monday, September 19, 2011 - 23:17

New Delhi: The Delhi government has decided to launch a programme to spread awareness on HIV/AIDS, an official said Monday.

The decision was taken in a meeting of Delhi State Aids Control Society, chaired by Health Minister A.K. Walia.

"He stressed the need to intensify information, education and communication programmes to create awareness on HIV/AIDS prevention," the official said.

According to government figures, there are 23,000 HIV-positive people in the capital.

IANS



First Published: Monday, September 19, 2011 - 23:17

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