An event took place at the People’s Palace of Culture here on Monday to mark World AIDS Day.

Present there were officials of the Ministry of Public Health and relevant units, the representative of the WHO and staff members of missions of international bodies here.

Speakers said that it is a common task facing all countries of the world to prevent and exterminate AIDS.

They stressed the need to continuously intensify the hygientic information service and surveillance activities in order to prevent virus contagion and spread.

The participants heard technical data on pathological characters of AIDS and preventive steps.