Tuesday, 4 October 2022

AIDS Awareness Raising Program Started in Rajshahi Radio Station

To create public awareness on HIV/AIDS, a special program titled `Their Voice’ will start to be on air from Rajshahi Radio Station at 08:00 pm on Thursday.

Mass communication oriented knowledge centre CCD Bangladesh has taken this initiative of broadcasting the special program on the occasion of World AIDS Day 2008. Produced under Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU-MAE) Award, this program will be broadcast through Rajshahi Radio station (Band 105 M) at 08:00 pm on every Thursday night.

This program will contain diversified data and information on the life style and behaviour of the vulnerable communities such as floating sex workers, hotel based sex workers, residential sex workers, brothel-based sex workers, drug users, commercial blood donors, homo-sexual and the transgender. Moreover, each program will comprise of interviews of government, non-government officials, higher officials and AIDS experts from donor agencies and concerned organizations who are working for AIDS prevention.

The program has been produced by media personality G M Mourtoza and organizers of Bangladesh Advanced Students Alliance (BASA), Rajshahi Youth Citizen Forum and Women Empowerment Network (WEN), co-organizations of CCD and the activists of audio-visual production and broadcasting team of CCD are rigorously working to complete the series program.

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