In Uzhhorod Celebrate the AIDS Memorial
On Wednesday, May 13, at 12.00, in the regional Center for Prevention and Control of AIDS (Uzhgorod, Drugety St., 72), there will be a press conference on the occasion of the Day of AIDS Memorial.
The chief doctor of the regional Center for Prevention and Control of AIDS Ivan Myronyuk and representatives of charitable and community organizations will participate in the press conference.
By the decision of the World Health Organization, the Day of AIDS Memorial is celebrated worldwide on every third Sunday of May.
Commemorative events in the city of Uzhgorod will take place on Teatralna Square, on May 17, 2015 from 16.00 to 18.00.
An information tent will be set where everyone will be able to get advice on issues of HIV / AIDS. Also volunteers on Teatralna Square will be distributing informational materials and calling people to make personal contribution to the fight against stigma and discrimination against HIV-positive people. The campaign will culminate in the performance of athletes the aim of which is to call to responsible and healthy lifestyle.
The organizers of this year's campaign are the Transcarpathian Charitable Society of the Network of People Living with HIV / AIDS, the Center for Prevention and Control of AIDS, the "New Life" and the regional department of youth and sports of Transcarpathian Regional State Administration.