Pattaya renames Valentine’s Day as STD Day

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Deputy Mayor Poramet Ngampichet announces details of a Feb. 14 event at Pattayarak Center in Naklua focusing on AIDS and STD awareness/prevention.
Deputy Mayor Poramet Ngampichet announces details of a Feb. 14 event at Pattayarak Center in Naklua focusing on AIDS and STD awareness/prevention.

Pattaya has proclaimed Valentine’s Day Sexually Transmitted Diseases Day, shifting the focus from romance to AIDS prevention.

Deputy Mayor Poramet Ngampichet met Jan. 22 with city health officials and AIDS organizations to iron out details of the Feb. 14 event at Pattayarak Center in Naklua.

From 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. social workers and charity groups will be dispensing information about STDs, AIDS prevention, drug rehabilitation and condoms.

For more information call 038-429-166. (PCPR)