Monday, December 8, 2014

World AIDS Day at Namchi

A district level awareness program was organised on World AIDS Day at Namchi. On the day an Open Marathon was conducted in three categories wherein the winners were awarded cash prizes sponsored by Sikkim State AIDS Control Society.
A free blood analysis booth was set up in the venue for HIV/AIDs test intended for the local people as an initiative of the program by the SSACS Gangtok and Namchi. Number of local people showed up in the stall for the free test. A folk song and a short play on HIV/AIDS was presented by the artists of Folk Media Campaign alongside theme based dance by Beacon Dance Crew were the other elements of the awareness program.
Health Minister, AK Ghattani was present as the chief guest for the programme.

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