(HEALTHY PROGRAMME WITHOUT AIDS FOR YOUTH)

PROSTAR Is the abbreviation for “Program Sihat Tanpa AIDS untuk Remaja” (Healthy programme Without AIDS for Youth). This programme was introduced by the Ministry of Health Malaysia in its efforts towards solving the AIDS problems among youth. The idea of establishing PROSTAR has been mooted in 1995 as a result of several discussions between the Ministry of Health and various Governmental and Non – Governmental Agencies. This PROSTAR programme has been launched by the Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia on the 24 November 1996 at Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur . This was later followed by publications and the usage of PROSTAR Training manuals in the same year.

PROSTAR adapts the concept of “By Youth, Through Youth, and For Youth”. This programme gears Malaysian youth with ages 13 to 25 as “Peer Counsellors” towards Healthy Lifestyle without AIDS. As Peer Counselors they will be trained to conduct various activities involving HIV/AIDS education for other youths. Formula The PROSTAR formulas are the following symbols:

+
adding information
÷
divide responsibilities
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doubling our efforts
Minus the risks
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healthy life without AIDS

PROSTAR Club plays its role in getting PROSTAR activities being implemented and carried out. This PROSTAR club has been established at state and district level.The Club is managed by Committee Members, elected through the General Meeting. The Club has the responsibilities of managing Members’ registration, planning and implementing of planned activities.

The Club house is a premise made ready as a meeting place for PROSTAR members to plan and discuss as well as to get HIV / AIDS educational activities to be carried out. Management of the Club house is the responsibility of the PROSTAR Club Committee Members

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PROSTAR Club – Anti-AIDS programme & education under The Healthy Programme Without AIDS for Youth

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