Awareness programs on HIV and AIDS were conducted by Angami Women Organization AWO at Tenyiphe – I and Sovima villages on Saturday.
ICTC mobile Van was also made available in these two villages and some people got their blood tested for HIV. AWO Officials were the resource persons and Abou Mere, Director KRIPA, Kohima took the time for answering queries from the participants. So far a total of 6 villages have been covered under Chakhroma area with Vimeno, resourse person in HIV and AIDS campaign at Medziphe village.
The awareness campaign is undertaken by Angami Women Organization supported by Nagaland Aids Control Society (NSACS). The awareness Campaign would be focusing on basic facts of HIV and AIDS - what it is , causes, preventive measures to control HIV and AIDS, clarifying the wrong understanding of HIV and AIDS, not to discriminate a positive person but to help him / her live a healthy and longer life , facilities available with the government.