Saturday, Apr 17th

Last update:05:44:44 AM IST

Recent Posts:
Homearrow News and Events Year 2010 J-K Health Minister Asks Public Servants To Fight HIV/AIDS

J-K Health Minister Asks Public Servants To Fight HIV/AIDS

Indian Express
18 November 2010
Jammu, India

Jammu and Kashmir Health Minister Sham Lal Sharma on asked personnel from various departments to initiate a comprehensive public campaign against HIV/AIDS and promote protective services against the deadly virus.

Officers, local public representatives and field functionaries of different departments should put their sincere efforts to initiate a comprehensive campaign to mobilise people against this life consuming disease, he said as flagged off the Red Ribbon Express (RRE), a multi media supported exhibition on HIV/AIDS at Udhampur Railway Station, about 65-kms from here on Wednesday.

The Minister also called upon students to share the noble responsibility of spreading the message regarding prevention and control HIV/AIDS.

The RRE is an initiative of the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) in collaboration with National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), Ministry of Railways, UNICEF, Hindustan Latex Family Planning Promotion Trust and the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation.

"Let us strive together to make our society and country a healthy and prosperous by achieving excellence in every field", he said and hoped that RRE would prove a great help in disseminating information, developing an understanding about the disease to reduce stigma and discrimination against the people living with HIV/AIDS.

Disclaimer: The news story on this page is the copyright of the cited publication. This has been reproduced here for visitors to review, comment on and discuss. This is in keeping with the principle of ‘Fair dealing’ or ‘Fair use’. Visitors may click on the publication name, in the news story, to visit the original article as it appears on the publication’s website.




Know Your Rights!

Link to Aarogya

aarogya logo


This is YOUR sites, so if you have suggestions or feedback on how we can improve it for you, please let us know! We do our best to keep up!

Make a Suggestion