Raising Awareness on HIV/AIDS through Auto-Rickshaws
THE VOICE OF CHANDIGARH NEWS:
Chandigarh State AIDS Control Society has adopted an innovative way of creating HIV/AIDS awareness. 100 numbers of Autos have been got fabricated with HIV/AIDS awareness message to move around Tricity.
Dr. Vanita Gupta, Project Director, Chandigarh State AIDS Control Society informed that this is a pilot project for raising awareness among the local city population about HIV/AIDS modes of transmission and prevention and also creating awareness about the free services available in the field of HIV/AIDS. We are encouraging voluntary HIV testing and also trying to create openness about the disease by speaking about it publically. We think that this awareness campaign would be a big success and will increase the awareness level. I request people to come forward and get themselves tested for HIV which is free and confidential. This service is available in all Government Health Institutes.