HIV Sensitisation Session For Lands Staff

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Staff of the Lands and Surveys and the Land Registry Departments of the Ministry of Housing and Lands, will tomorrow, Wednesday, July 15, attend an HIV sensitisation half-day workshop.

The workshop, which runs from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., will be held at the Warrens Office Complex, Warrens, St. Michael. It is organised by HIV/AIDS Coordinator in the Ministry of Housing and Lands, Francia Best.?? ??

"The objective is??to create a sound knowledge-base??to heighten sensitivity and??awareness??about HIV and AIDS. It will also highlight issues relating to stigma and discrimination of persons living with HIV??in the workplace.??Everyone has a part??to play in??making society more supportive of persons living with HIV," she explained.

This is the second workshop facilitated by Ms. Best, who is the fifth full-time public sector HIV Coordinator.

lbayley@barbados.gov.bb

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