Annual Conference to share experiences on health care and HIV/AIDS prevention among the Southern provincial Women’s Unions

In two days from 29 to 30 July 2008, The central of Vietnam Women’s Union organised an Annual Conference on Health care and HIV/AIDS prevention under the chairmanship of the Vice President of VWU Madame H’Ngam Niek’dam in Ho Chi Minh City.

Participating in the conference are leaders, representatives and cadres in charge of health care and HIV/AIDS prevention from 32 southern provincial/municipal Women’s Unions, Unilever Fund , Doctor of the World - USA (DOW), GIPA volunteers.


According to the program, participants shared the result of HIV/AIDS prevention activities in 2007 and the first 6 months of 2008 Presentation and discussion have been made o­n the national target programs (nutrition, food hygiene, HIV/AIDS prevention…), cooperation program with Unilever Fund, increasing the social participation of HIV infected people, experiences o­n prevention of HIV infection from mother to child, experiences o­n taking care of HIV infected children, experiences o­n health care models, HIV prevention. These presentation and discussion gave inputs to formulate plan of activities for the last six month of 2008 which oriented mainstreaming health care and HIV/AIDS prevention into VWU’s activities.

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