Innocent Hearts College of Education observed World Aids Day
Due to corona pandemic, the programme was conducted through online mode
Jalandhar: The NSS unit of Innocent Hearts College of Education, Jalandhar observed World Aids day to spread awareness regarding AIDS and show support for people living with HIV. The theme for the 2020 observance was “Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Resilience and Impact”. All the student-teachers and faculty members wore red ribbons to raise awareness about AIDS.
Due to corona pandemic, the programme was conducted through online mode in which the NSS volunteers shared facts and medically accurate information about HIV and AIDS to help stop HIV stigma and myths. Some NSS volunteers created AIDS awareness posters with slogans like ‘Let’s Stop HIV Together’ and ‘Open your eyes before AIDS closes them’. They prepared videos explaining their posters and shared them through online Whats App groups to highlight ways to reduce HIV stigma and promote prevention.
Principal Dr. Arjinder Singh highlighted the fact that the world is facing new diseases each day and Covid-19 is the latest in this category. 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.”