One Day HIV/AIDS Awareness Orientation/Training Workshop held at AS College Sgr – India Education | Latest Education News | World Education News
SRINAGAR: A one-day workshop was organized by the Red Ribbon Club of Amar Singh College-Srinagar in collaboration with the JK HIV/AIDS Control Society, to train folk artists to spread the message about HIV/AIDS through local cultural activities.
Students associated with the club actively participated in the workshop and received hands-on training.
The workshop consisted of two sessions. During the inaugural session, the principal of the host college, Prof. Bashir Ahmad, while welcoming the gathering, emphasized the historical and awareness part of the terrible disease (HIV/AIDS).
The resource person for the event, Dr. Tabassum Jabeen, Deputy Director of the JK AIDS Control Society, gave a detailed presentation on the global aspects of HIV/AIDS. The first session was led by Muhadisa, a 1st semester student from the host college.
In the second session, folk artists from the valley performed and demonstrated their talent on how, in our own language and through our own culture, we can spread the message and raise awareness about this disease.
Dr Shabnum Ara, Coordinator of Red Ribbon Club, Amar Singh College-Srinagar, emphasized the conscious effort that must be made by educational institutions for the eradication of HIV/AIDS and to show compassion and sympathy towards patients.
Hilal Ahmad Bhat, Nodal Officer of Ribbon Ribbon Club, Amar Singh College-Sinagar, organized the program and acted as the rapporteur for the event.