Libya plans AIDS awareness day
Libya and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime will partner for an AIDS awareness event next Monday in Tripoli, PANA reported on Thursday (August 5th). The occasion will also launch a national campaign against drug use by injection. According to Libya's national centre for the prevention of transmittable diseases, taking drugs by injection remains the main source of contracting HIV/AIDS in the country. Some 11,152 Libyans are reportedly infected with the HIV virus.
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