German delegation visits CCC HIV/AIDS Prevention Project
Wednesday, 30 April 2008

A 5-member German delegation led by Udo Weber visited Multi-Sectoral HIV/AIDS Project jointly implemented by German Technical Cooperation (GTZ) and Chittagong City Corporation on April 23, 08, said a press release.

On the occasion, a discussion meeting with the representatives of CCC, Education and Business Sector and the NGOs was held organized by Ashar Alo Society.

The members of the delegation discussed different issues and the needs of prevention of HIV/AIDS in the city. Mr. Weber appreciated the progress of the project and urged to enhance coordination among the different service providers, increase access to the treatment of the HIV positive people.

“ The social aspects should be addressed to reduce stigma and discrimination of HIV positive people” he emphasized. Ms Isolde Rausch, Attache, German Embassy, Mr. Peter Palesch, Country Director, GTZ Bangladesh Office, Mr. Christoph Isenmann, Country Representative, KFW, Dr. Susanne Grimm, Principal Advisor, Multidisciplinary HIV/AIDS Program, GTZ, Prof. Dr. AQM Serajul Islam, Prof. Md. Manzurul Hoq Chy, Mr. Karim Ullah Chy, representatives of BGMEA and NGOs were also present on the occasion.

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