Workshop on AIDS awareness held at Hotel Palash Residency

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 16 Mar 2017 11:38:54

Staff Reporter,

A workshop on ‘Mahilayen Evam HIV/AIDS’ awareness was organised under the aegis of Women Empowerment Department at Hotel Palash Residency, New Market on Wednesday. Dr Anita Rego, hailing from Hyderabad expressed her views on the occasion.

More than 100 representatives belonging to different NGOs participated in the programme. Madhya Pradesh Rajya AIDS Niyantran Samiti Project Director Dr Masood Akhtar said that HIV/AIDS infection rate in Madhya Pradesh is less than other states and it is our target to bring it to zero.

He further said that awareness is the only way through which women can avoid HIV/AIDS. Aktar said that Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) can play important role for awareness among the women. He said the expectant mothers should go through examination as soon as possible as they are registered at ART centre if found HIV/AIDS affected.