30 November 2012
Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to commemorate World AIDS Day by encouraging people to get tested for HIV
International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane will participate in a World Aids Day event in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga Province.
The theme for World Aids Day, 1 December 2012, announced last year, runs till 2015 and involves three messages: “Zero New HIV Infections”, “Zero Discrimination”, and “Zero AIDS-related deaths.”
This year marks the 24th anniversary of World AIDS Day, thus making it the longest-running international health commemorative day.
In support of Government’s efforts to encourage South Africans to get tested for HIV, Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane will undertake a public HIV test during the event.
All media are invited as follows:
Date: Saturday, 01 December 2012
Venue: Stay Easy Emnotweni Conference Venue, Cnr White River Road and Government Blvrd, Riverside Park Ext 1, Nelspruit, Mpumalanga Province
Time: 09:30 for 10:00
RSVP: Ms Laoura Lazouras, firstname.lastname@example.org / 083 564 2024 and Ms Nthabiseng Ramatshela, email@example.com / 082 675 0893
Enquiries: Nelson Kgwete, +27 76 431 3078
ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION
OR Tambo Building
460 Soutpansberg Road