Mainstreaming trng. on HIV-AIDS by ANACS

Port Blair
11 Jun 2018

The A & N AIDS Control Society (ANACS) conducted a mainstreaming training programme on HIV/AIDS for the staff of Port Management Board recently. Mr Girish Kumar, AD (SPM), ANACS conducted the training programme. He spoke about the mode of HIV infection, knowledge on HIV virus growth in window period and how drug abuse can increase the vulnerability to HIV. He also emphasised on the HIV scenario of the island and highlighted the activities done by the society to mitigate the problems associated with this dreadful disease. Though research world has got medicine to prolong the life of people living with HIV, but there is no cure. Knowledge and education is the only preventive measure that can keep you away from this syndrome, he said. Earlier, Ms. Mary Tigga, Assistant Director (Admn.) of PMB welcomed the gathering.