Malaysian AIDS Council (MAC)

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Drugs
Address: The Malaysian AIDS Council
No. 12, The Boulevard Shop Office
Jalan 13/48A, Off Jalan Sentul
51000 Kuala Lumpur


P.O. Box 11642
50762 Kuala Lumpur
Country: Malaysia
Region: Southern and Eastern Asia
Website: http://www.mac.org.my/
UN Languages: English
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Areas:
  • HIV/Aids
  • Education
  • Prevention
  • Drug Treatment
Short description:
The organisation's vision is to create a safe environment free from the harm of HIV/AIDS for the people in Malaysia . The main objectives are to prevent the spread of HIV in Malaysia, Educate the public, families and friends of People Living with HIV/AIDS, and national and local authorities in matters relating to HIV/AIDS, Support People Living with HIV/AIDS, Protect human rights which suffer from discrimination due to their HIV status, and support bodies, organizations and institutions including activities and services.


Objectives:
We Complement, Supplement and Support the Government's Efforts, with Coordination by the Ministry of Health
-To ensure a committed and effective NGO response
-To prevent the spread of HIV
-To ensure the highest possible quality of life for those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS
-To promote and protect human rights because a lot of the time there is a direct link between HIV/AIDS and human rights work
-To eliminate discrimination, stigmatization and prejudice associated with HIV/AIDS
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