As per the annual action plan of community health centre, Mangkolemba, an awareness and advocacy program was held on July 27 at Mangkolemba.
The program was attended by around 400 students from different schools of Mangkolemba town, besides teachers and citizens of the town.
Managing Director, Care & Support Society Mokokchung, Imchawati Kichu, was the resource person.
In bringing awareness and advocacy on HIV and AIDS, the resource person deliberated on HIV and AIDS and its syndromes, and further highlighted the present scenario of HIV and AIDS in the state as well as Mokokchung district.
He urged the gathering to take a pledge to fight against HIV and AIDS and to spread awareness at any given opportunity.
With the alarming rate of HIV transmission, particularly through sexual contact, Imchawati called upon the gathering, to abstain from sexual activities until marriage and to uphold the teachings of ‘True Love Waits’.
Vote of thanks by L. Akala, A/T GHS, MBA and invocation and benediction prayer by Amongla associate pastor MBC and Tekachuba Pharmacist CHC MBA.