Lebanese Family Planning Association Workshop Aims to Increase Youth Involvement in Curbing HIV/AIDS
April 14, 2008
The Lebanese Family Planning Association on Thursday in Beirut, Lebanon, opened a three-day youth workshop aimed at increasing awareness, communication and use of prevention measures to stem the spread of HIV/AIDS, Lebanon's Daily Star reports. The workshop, funded by Oxfam Quebec, included updates on the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the region, as well as various views about the disease among young people in Lebanon. According to the Daily Star, participants at the workshop aimed to create a youth network to disseminate information about HIV/AIDS and encourage discussion.
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