VOA and RTI organize concert to raise awareness on HIV/AIDS

PEPFAR promotional concert on HIV/AIDS (Dept. of State)
PEPFAR promotional concert on HIV/AIDS (Dept. of State)

Voice of America, national broadcaster RTI and the United States’ President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) organized on Saturday, Valentine’s Day, a concert and promotional event to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS. The event also promoted the program Spotlight SIDA, a co-production of the three organizations broadcast on RTI radio and television. Spotlight SIDA is a program designed to inform and educate the population, especially youth, on efforts to combat and treat HIV/AIDS. Several Ivoirian artists including Mama T, Ramatoulaye DJ, Poignant, DJ Kedjevara, and Live Aboutou Roots performed at the event.