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National AIDS Committee Formed

National AIDS Committee Formed

The Council of Ministers of the State of Cambodia issued a decision, No. 93, to set

up the National Committee to Fight AIDS.

The Committee is composed of 13 members, including Health Minister Yim Chayly as

president, and with Deputy Health Minister Chea Tang and Suy Sem, First Deputy Minister

for Social Affairs, as vice presidents.

The committee is bound by the following duties.

• Prevention, inspection and to conduct research of AIDS.

• Advising the Council of Ministers concerning AIDS.

• Advising laboratories and hospitals that are in charge of caring for people afflicted

with AIDS.

- Translated by Moeun Chhean Nariddh

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