Wokha Town Baptist Church (WTBC) organized a one day seminar on HIV and AIDS for church leaders on June 26 at WTBC. A wide range of topics covering ‘prevention and treatment of HIV and AIDS’, ‘HIV and AIDS scenario in Nagaland, Wokha district’, ‘stigma and discrimination’, ‘nutrition’ and testimony from PLHAs were shared at the seminar.
Resource persons of the programme included CMO office Wokha ZLO, Dr. E. Motsuthung Patton, Agape Center Wokha PRO, Elhibemo, Maya Tamang from Mokokchung and DPO Wokha Achum Patton. WTBC pastor Rev. Sulumo Ezung led the devotion while associate pastor, Abemo Jungio moderated the programme.
Members of Eyilo ministry from Dimapur Lotha Baptist Church also attended the programme and highlighted about their ministry for HIV and AIDS.
According to the moderator, the objective of the seminar was to equip church leaders with better knowledge about HIV and AIDS and also to help them to be more responsible towards working for the cause of HIV and AIDS.
More than 60 church leaders attended the seminar. Meanwhile, WTBC has expressed gratitude to NEICORD Shillong for sponsoring the programme.