Minister of Post and Telecommunications of Cambodia announced that the country would issue 1 million stamps in 2011 to promote HIV/AIDS awareness, Xinhua News Agency reports.
"The stamps will be put in use from June." So Khun, the Minister said, adding that they will display images and messages aimed at educating the public about the disease.
Cambodia had her very first stamp issue to raise HIV/AIDS awareness in 2006. The 3v set was to celebrate the success of "Number One" condom social marketing program launched by the NGO Population Services International in 1994.
The National Centre for HIV/AIDS, Dermatology, and STDs estimates that currently about 56,200 people in the country are living with HIV/AIDS.