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18:08 | May 21 | 2013

“Save Life” campaign

On May 16-25 the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) is carrying a decade “Save Life” dedicated to the International Day for the Remembrance of the dead from AIDS. The group “Family” is holding this annual youth campaign with the support of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Family Policy and the Department of Youth and Sports of the Yakutsk district administration.

The program of the event:

1. Concert of artistic groups;

2. Anonymous voluntary blood sampling for HIV (“Know your HIV - status!”) in minibus GAZel;

3. Launch of 199 balloons into the sky in memory of the dead from AIDS;

4. Distribution of red ribbons, leaflets and condoms.

The purpose of the campaign is to raise awareness of population to HIV infection.