General Assembly

6th Session of the General Assembly Rio de Janeiro, 22-26 November 1987

“DECISION 24, The Response of the League of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to the AIDS Pandemic” contains this paragraph:

“Aware that the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is primarily spread during sexual intercourse and that, in the absence of suitable vaccines or treatment, the control of the AIDS pandemic will depend on effective health education and information activities directed to the general public and also focused on high-risk behaviour, which can alter people’s attitudes and sexual practices;”

One woman elected to the Scrutineers’ Committee:

  • Mrs. V. Nze. Congo RC