Tripoli hosts workshop on rights of HIV-infected children

Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- A workshop on the rights of children suffering from HIV/AIDS started here Wednesday under the theme "Together for life," with over 150 participants, including lawyers and specialists from the country's various regions, PANA reported.
The meeting, organised by the Libyan National Center of Prevention and Fight Against Endemic and Transmittable Diseases, in collaboration with the Libyan Society for Safe Childhood and the country office of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Libya, will last two days.
The agenda of the meeting focuses on several themes relating to basic data on the AIDS pandemic, as well as the situation of HIV-positive children and the issue of stigmatization against them.
The workshop will also address the legitimate rights of children suffering from AIDS, local legislations and the Child Rights Charter.

23 december 2009 19:32:00




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