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Star touch to animated film on HIV/AIDS

27 November 2010

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Star touch to animated film on HIV/AIDS

A short 2D animation film to create awareness on HIV/AIDS, starring Nagarjuna, Anushka Shetty, Shabana Azmi, Navdeep, Colours Swathi and Shruthi Hasan would hit screens soon.

Nagarjuna and Anushka released the CDs of the short film in Telugu and English versions with the title “ňúPrevention is better than cure’ at LV Prasad Eye Institute.

HIV/AIDS education through films has proven to be more effective than other approaches, with people, especially students learning and retaining information about HIV prevention without directly discussing sexually explicit or otherwise taboo topics.

Nimmagadda Foundation and Teach AIDS, a non profit organisation founded at Stanford University, USA, by Dr. Piya Sorcar have joined hands to bring in awareness about HIV /AIDS among youth and high school children in India through an animation based innovative communication model.

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via Indian Express

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