Asia-Pacific AIDS conference to begin in Dhaka March 12
Shohel Mamun

The International Conference on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP) will begin in Dhaka on March 12.President Abdul Hamid is scheduled to inaugurate the opening ceremony of the three-day conference expected to be attended by over a thousand foreign delegates from 56 countries, State Minister for Health Jahid Malek said at a press conference at the Secretariat.

“This is the 12th Asian summit on HIV-AIDS. It is the first time the event is being held in Bangladesh,” he said.

This year's motto is “Be the change for an AIDS-free generation, Our right to health.”

 

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