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Innocent Expression of Compassion, Children Draw For HIV kids

by Medindia Content Team on  May 11, 2006 at 5:58 PM AIDS/HIV News   - G J E 4
Innocent Expression of Compassion, Children Draw For HIV kids
A function was held at Al Bustan Palace Hotel to place on record the exemplary work of art by students from grades V to XII , as part of the effort by Oman in the 'Unite for children Unite against Aids' campaign initiated world-wide by the Unicef and UNAids.
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'Unite for Children Unite Against Aids' campaign encompasses four major goals spread over five years. The goals are, to bring down the percentage of the young victims of HIV/Aids; to provide better services that can offset mother-to-child transmission; to enable high quality pediatric treatment for children in distress; and to offer maximum protection and support for the children affected by HIV/Aids.

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The drawing competition was motivated with a desire to understand the level of awareness in the student about HIV/Aids; to enable a more positive and supportive role especially with people and children who are victims to HIV/Aids; to increase the knowledge regarding child-rights and methods to enable their co-existence in society.

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What a great story. Art is such a great way for children to express themselves and learn more about the world they live in. Visit www.yourchildrenshealth.com for more articles on childrens health.
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