Nepal Olympic Committee and Nepal Gymnastic Association had organized an awareness program on the "Prevention of HIV/AIDS; working together with community and Sports" in Banepa, Kavre District, Nepal on January 9th, 2010. More than four hundred participants from various sectors of life and society had actively participated in this rear event in the Nepalese context. The participants were from sports sectors, students , local community leaders, and the residents of all age and gender.
The program was a mixed events of sports such as Boxing, Gymnastics and Karate and educational and awareness presentation as dievloped by NOC and UNAIDS as a joint project in signed by Dr. Ma Elina Filiyo G, Boromio; UN AIDS Country Coordinator Nepal; and the President of Nepal Olympic Committee, Mr. Dhruba Bahadur Pradhan in 17th May, 2009. The other speakers on the progrtamme were Mr. Rabi Raj Thapa, President of Nepal Boxing Association and the Vice-President of the Nepal Olympic Committee, The program was inaugurated by President of Nepal Olympic Committee and Nepal Gymnastics Association Mr. Dhruba Bahadur Pradhan. The program was hosted by the local community along with District Gymnastics Association and District Sports Development Committee, Vice-president of Nepal Olympic Committee Mr. Rabi Raj Thapa respectively