Sister Rosaline Lay Khine, the religious Leaders and the representatives from UNAIDS and International HIVAIDS Alliance lighting the candle.
The theme of the event was ‘Reflecting on our Past, Preparing for our Future.’ The representatives from the Salvation Army, UNAIDS and International HIV/AIDS Alliance presented speeches relating to this global theme of the event. The religious Leaders from four main religions – Buddhist, Hindu, Christian, Islam offered prayers during the event and called for #zero discrimination for people living with HIV.
MINA is an initiative of some religious leaders who are committed to the cause of people living with HIV. Since its birth in 2009, the network has been expanding to different regions inside the country and has also become connected with similar networks in other countries. MINA is now joined by 65 faith based organizations around Myanmar and is networking inside and outside of the network supporting people living with HIV more effectively.
Sisters of the Good Shepherd in Myanmar is a founding member of MINA.
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