UN agencies to assist El Salvador military with AIDS prevention sexual health

The $220,000 project is financed jointly by the Salvadorian Armed Forces, the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).The aim is to educate officers and soldiers at all levels in the country’s armed forces – a total of about 10,000 people – over the coming two years.According to UNAIDS, El Salvador has around a 1.1 per cent adult HIV prevalence rate, with approximately 7,700 adults living with the virus as of 2003. That year saw about 200 AIDS deaths.The agency says that the national response to HIV and AIDS is marked by close cooperation among government ministries, civil society, people living with HIV and AIDS, the Global Fund set up to combat the disease, and various international cooperation agencies. read more


New world record – 10304 fans watched beach handball final at World

On the final day of the Beach Handball matches of the World Games 2013, a World Record was broken. It was officially announced that 10,304 tickets were sold for the final day of the Beach Handball matches of the World Games 2013. These magical moments in the famous Cañaveralejo Bullfighting Arena has set a milestone for the history of Beach Handball. After the 8,243 spectators in the second day of the World Games, the three-digit spectators were definitely a new World Record. For sure to break the world records twice on a top Beach Handball event within 2 days was definitely unforgettable for participants of the World Games and the history of Beach Handball. The enthusiasm and excitement of all spectators were unforgettable for the players as well as the officials.After three days of competition more than 22,000 tickets were sold. Especially on the matches of the host team Colombia and on the finals the highest number was reached. For over 50 years the people of Cali have celebrated first class bullfights in this ring and have hosted the greatest bullfighting exponents worldwide, a reason which allowed it to be widely recognized in America and Spain. In addition to this, the ring also offers the holding of public events, sporting, cultural, educational or entertainment. Beach handballbeach handball fanscali handballcolombia beach handballhandball records Final placementWomen’s tournament:Gold BrazilSilver HungaryBronze Norway4th Chinese Taipei5th Uruguay6th Colombia7th Australia8th TunisiaMen’s tournament:Gold BrazilSilver RussiaBronze Croatia4th Qatar5th Ukraine6th Venezuela7th Colombia8th Australia ARTICLE and PHOTO: IHF ← Previous Story Zarko Markovic left FA Goppingen Next Story → 8 Days to STRUGA 2013: HCM Constanta begins with two wins read more