Hidden Journey

A drug and HIV prevention exhibition titled “Drug Adventure on Human Body” was held on 26 June 2009, on the occasion of the International Day against Drug Abuse and illicit Trafficking, in the Salamat Cultural Complex.

The “Human Body Exhibition” was designed and implemented by AIRSA NGO with the cooperation of the Children and Adolescent Cultural and Educational Center in order to increase the knowledge of children on drugs and HIV. In this exhibition, the maquette and pictures of different parts of human body and brain were fabricated so that children and teenagers could become familiar and be educated on different types of drugs (such as heroin, opium, and crystal meth) and their effects on body, brain, and mind. It lasted one week and 450 children and teenagers visited the exhibition. Based on the results of the assessments, the “Drug Adventure” exhibition was helpful in increasing the knowledge and information of the teenagers.

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