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Start Date & Time
June 25, 2006
All day event.

End Date & Time
June 25, 2006
All day event.

Location
Blantyre Youth Center
Blantyre, Blantyre, Malawi

Event Cost
Not very sure

RSVP Info
Name: Edward Kankhomba
Phone: +2659512699 or +2659147101
E-mail: zenizeni@africamail.com

Categories
Child & Youth Rights

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Young celebrities (Musicians,top radio/TV presenters, soccer stars) together with youth Aids activists from youth led organisations will hold an infortainment day long event at Malawi's biggest youth Center. All activities will center on voluntary Counselling and Blood Testing (VCT).

At the venue, as musicians will be performing live and addressing young people, other youth volunteers will be providing VCT service at the mobile centeres that will be elected.

Pavilions showcasing what youth organisations are doing will be displayed at the venue. It is exepected that more than 15 thousaund young people will attend and that hundreds will access VCT and know their status at the end of the event.

More than 25 thousand young people at two events only have been exposed to HIV/Aids message since the launch of the initiative in August 2005. The National Youth Council of Malawi and National Aids commission are providing technical and financial support.


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Edward Kankhomba
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Photos Photo Album

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Some of the celebrities waiting for their turn to address a crowd of young people in Mzuzu,Malawi's Nothern City


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Capital Radio DJ (Holding the microphone).All standing are celebrities who were part of the Mzuzu event


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Some of the members of the media(from television,radioes and newspapers who covered the event


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More than 15 thousand young people patronised the events.Here is part of the crowd the graced the launch at Lilongwe stadium.Hundreds of young people went for VCT at the venue of the event.


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Mr Robert Chizimba ,Advocacy Officer at the National Aids Coomission(Standing) and Director of The national Youth Council of Malawi were some of the officials who graced the occassion

Host Project
GYCA Political Advocacy E-Course MARCH
Political Advocacy (With focus on UNGASS and MDGs): This course will be intended to educate young people on strategies to hold their governments accountable to commitments made to the UNGASS Declaration of Commitment in 2000 and to Millennium Development Goal #6: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and...