26.06.2007 -

Media awareness on HIV/AIDS

UNESCO Beirut Office organized with the Yemeni National Commission for UNESCO and the Yemeni Ministry of Health, a three day workshop for journalists on "Preparing and Devoloping Media Material for Health Awareness and Fighing Against HIV/AIDS". The workshop took place in Sanaa on 28-30 May 2007. Over 45 journalists and educators participated from the Arab Region and staff members from the Yemeni Minsitries of Health and Education as well.

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The workshop aimed at the following :

 -Equipping participants with techniques on developing material for newspapers, radio and TV on health awareness.
 -Locating the proper information sources for the preparation of material on HIV/AIDS awareness.
 -Raising the skill levels of participants in preparing and developing good media material for this subject matter.
 -Networking among participants and specialists to cooperate in making available correct and accurate information sources for effective health awareness. 

Links :UN AIDS website

         UNESCO HIV/AIDS Programs website

         UNESCO Communication Information homepage


Contact Sulieman Sulieman , or George Awad

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