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CCC holds workshop for World AIDS Day

In observance of World AIDS Day , the Caribbean Conference of Churches (CCC) will be hosting a workshop for religious leaders and leaders of Faith Based Organisations (FBOs) in Tobago on December 1, 2004 .

Entitled "A Faith Based Response to HIV/AIDS", this workshop will focus on discussing the impact of HIV/AIDS on the country and the development of effective and holistic faith based interventions. The workshop is part of a wider HIV/AIDS project, "Building a Faith-Based Response to HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean ," that targets the 14 CARICOM territories. It is being financed by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).

During the workshop discussions will centre on HIV/AIDS the Pandemic, Stigma and Discrimination, Developing an IEC Campaign, and Looking at a Way Forward. The workshop which will take place at the Blue Haven Hotel in Bacolet from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on December 1, 2004 . Following the workshop will be an Ecumenical Service. This will be held at the St. Andrews Anglican Church, Bacolet Street , Scarborough from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm . The public is invited to this service.

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