Chan Promotes HIV & AIDS Awareness in Vietnam



Jackie Chan visited Vietnam on April 23, 2005, as UN goodwill ambassador to promote HIV and AIDS awareness

Actor Jackie Chan, who is also United Nations goodwill ambassador, visited Vietnam on april 23, 2005, in charge of promoting HIV and AIDS awareness to the people there. While in the communist country, Chan visiting a communal health centre and a support group session for people caring for family members with HIV and AIDS in northern Quang Ninh province, which has some of Vietnam's highest infection rates.

Further, the actor claimed there still lots of things need to be done to get affordable treatment to those infected by the virus, especially they in poor countries like Vietnam. That's why he suggested that the discrimination and social stigma attached to the disease must be eliminated. In continuation with the visit, Chan four-day trip will also include a visit to a Buddhist pagoda in Hanoi where monks help counsel young sufferers, along with a sunset cruise on picturesque Halong Bay.

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