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Global campaign "Protect the Goal" will be released in Brazil on Sunday

Project UNAIDS uses the popularity of football to show messages about HIV prevention

 
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Initiative has already been implemented in the African Nations Cup and Football Confederation North America, Central and Caribbean CONCACAF
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Sunday (4) the assessor of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV / AIDS (UNAIDS) launches in Brazil, the world campaign "Projects the goal."

The campaign uses the popularity of football to spread messages about AIDS prevention. The players hold signs with information about the fight against the disease.

Djibril Diallo will meet with officials of federal, state and local in Salvador, Federal District and Manaus. The goal of the campaign is to raise awareness about HIV and mobilize young people for the prevention of the virus.

According to UNAIDS, worldwide, 4.6 million people between 15 and 24 years of age are living with HIV. By day, 2300 young people are infected and many do not have access to treatment or even know his condition.

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UNAIDS believes that the appeal made by athletes to reach young people and football fans, encouraging public awareness about HIV transmission.

The initiative has already been implemented in the African Nations Cup and Football Confederation North America, Central America and Caribbean, Concacaf.

In Brazil, the UNAIDS representative must sign agreements with the Ministry of Sports, the municipalities of Salvador and Manaus, the government of the Federal District and the Organizing Committee of the 2014 World Cup.

Diallo want to get technical support for the cities participating in the campaign, joining other municipalities and commitment of those involved in "Protect the Goal", which should be implemented throughout the country in the World Cup 2014.

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