Jalandhar, Dec 1, 2021 (Yes Punjab News)
The NSS unit of Innocent Hearts College of Education, Jalandhar observed World Aids day to spread awareness regarding AIDS, call for an increased response to move towards “Ending the HIV Epidemic” and speak out against HIV stigma following the theme of World AIDS Day 2021 which is “End inequalities, End AIDS”.
The NSS volunteers shared facts and medically accurate information about HIV and AIDS. NSS volunteer Pooja Ghosh elucidated the symptoms of HIV and treatment of AIDS in her speech. She highlighted medical facts with the help of a flex and achieved first prize in demonstration.
All the student-teachers and faculty members wore red ribbons to raise awareness about AIDS. AIDS awareness slogans ‘Let’s Stop HIV Together’, ‘Open your eyes before AIDS closes them’ etc resonated through the air.
A Poster-making competition was also organized in which the student-teachers prepared descriptive posters and made videos demonstrating their posters. These videos were shared through online modes in order to spread knowledge about HIV myths and promote its prevention. Nidhi Gupta achieved first prize in Poster-making competition.
Principal Dr. Arjinder Singh highlighted the fact that the world is facing new diseases each day. He further said that “we all should take constructive steps to eliminate chronic diseases for making our planet safe and spreading awareness about AIDS disease in communities is must, which our NSS unit volunteers are doing to a great extent.”