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1st phase of New India @75 awareness campaign at Kohima

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Dimapur, September 22: In continuation of the 1st phase of New India@75 awareness campaign on HIV & AIDS, TB and blood donation for selected 6 schools and colleges each under Kohima district, awareness programme was conducted at Alder College and virtual sessions with Model Hr. Sec. School on September 22. The programme was organized under the aegis of National AIDS Control Organization, Ministry of H&FW, GoI.


Resource persons included Dr Akaba Jamir, District TB Officer Kohima; Sentimongla Tsudir, District Program Officer, District AIDS Prevention & Control Unit (DAPCU) Kohima; Bendang Imsong, Chairman VBDA Kohima & Coordinator (Nagaland & Arunachal Pradesh), Kripa foundation; Dr. Kezhasino Meru, Medical Officer DoTs Plus site and Alipoker, Director, NSACS & executive member VBDA Kohima, informed a DIPR report.
The 1st phase will also include online competition under the themes: HIV, Blood Donation and TB in 4 concepts – paint your thought – mask painting/face painting, film your thought – video competition, voice your thought – spoken word competition and publicize your thought – poster making competition. Prize money and certificate for 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions for each theme and each four concepts will be awarded.
The online competition for the New India @75 awareness campaign will be based on 3 themes (HIV,TB and Blood Donation) having four different kinds of competition/activities (2 each for the selected schools and colleges of Phase 1 campaign).
For schools – Paint your thought: Mask painting/ face painting on HIV, TB and blood donation; Voice your thought: One minute spoken word competition on HIV, TB and Blood Donation. A student can submit entries on all three themes if interested.
For colleges: Publicize your thought: Poster making competition on HIV, TB and Blood Donation; Film your thought: One minute video competition on HIV, TB and Blood Donation. A student can submit entries on all three themes if interested. The last date of submission of entries is September 30.


For any queries, one may contact – Sentimongla Tzudir, District Program Officer, District AIDS Prevention and Control Unit & Convenor, Sub Committee for online competitions, New India @ 75 (9856890583) or email: dapcukohima @gmail.com.
(Page News Service)

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