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Mongolian AIDS Bulletin, 1997

Publisher: David South, UNDP Mongolia Communications Office

 

Assembled by a team of health experts after the Fourth International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific, the Mongolian AIDS Bulletin was published in 1997 in the middle of an HIV/AIDS crisis. It provided timely information and health resources in the Mongolian language and was distributed across the country.

 

“Mongolia’s first AIDS Bulletin marked the beginning of the UNDP Response to HIV/AIDS/STDs Project back in the autumn of 1997. Over 5,000 copies of the magazine were distributed across the country, offering accurate information on the HIV/AIDS situation. The project has been pivotal in the formulation of a national information, education and communication (IEC) strategy, bringing together NGOs, donors, UN agencies and the government.”

 

Source: YouandAids: The HIV/AIDS Portal for Asia Pacific

 

Read more here: www.davidsouthconsulting.com

 

An awareness campaign preceded the publishing of the Bulletin. Here are two stories from the awareness campaign:

 

1) Lamas against AIDS: www.davidsouthconsulting.com/stories/2015/6/13/lamas-agai...

2) Philippine conference tackles Asia's AIDS crisis: www.davidsouthconsulting.com/stories/2015/6/13/philippine...

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Taken on March 10, 2009