Local, Regional Artists Should Become Involved With Fight Against HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa, Official Says
September 2, 2008
Local and regional artists and celebrities should become increasingly involved in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa because they understand the cultures affected by the disease, Eugene Marillier-Malotana, founder and director of the Southern African Development Community Artists AIDS Festival and the SADC Artists AIDS Support Network, said recently, the Financial Gazette/AllAfrica.com reports. According to Marillier-Malotana, it would be more effective for local HIV/AIDS programs if local and not international celebrities were involved.
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