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Sri Lanka Marks World AIDS Day With Walking Activity

December 13, 2011

Hundreds of people -- including public health officials, students and activists -- marked World AIDS Day by taking part in an awareness walk in the capital, Colombo. In addition, UN staffers held a seminar on HIV discrimination in the workplace, and non-governmental organizations took part in an educational symposium on HIV/AIDS. The government estimates 3,000 residents are living with HIV; advocates believe the actual figure is significantly higher.

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Adapted from:
Xinhua News Agency

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This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
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