The Red Ribbon Club was today launched in Women’s College, Shillong.
The club is a voluntary in campus intervention aimed at creating awareness and prevention about HIV/AIDS as well as promoting voluntary blood donation among students.
Wandonbok Kharkongor, Assistant Director, IEC, Meghalaya Aids Control Society and Agui Daimei, Co -founder of Meghalaya State Network for Positive People were the resource persons who sensitised the students and gave testimony on HIV AIDS and the role of the club in AIDS awareness programmes.
The launch program was attended by students of the college and higher secondary section of the college. The BSW students also presented a welcome song and a skit which depicted the causes and prevention of HIV/ AIDS.