Thursday, December 9, 2010

“Utilizing the World Cup Football Fever to Provide education on STI/HIV/AIDS & safer sexual behaviour"

Date : 08/07/2010

Venue : Prince Plaza, # 73, Pantheon Road, Egmore, Chennai- 600 008.

Time :

Organised by: Indian Community Welfare Organisation – ICWO /
Actionaid India, Chennai Region / Rotary Club of Chennai, Gemini

We ICWO is a non-profitable, non-governmental organization working for STI/HIV/AIDS Prevention, care & support programs among various target community in specific focus with high risk groups for the past fifteen years.

ICWO /Actionaid India/Rotary Club of Chennai, Gemini organized a program on “Utilizing the World Cup Football Fever to Provide education on STI/HIV/AIDS & safer sexual behaviour".

The objectives of the program are:

Ø To utilize the World cup Football Fever to provide education on STI/HIV/AIDS & safer sexual behaviour
Ø To link the current trend and interest with message on STI/HIV/AIDS.

Inauguration of the Event:

Ln.Parthasarathy, Region Chair Person, Lions Club International District 324A-1, inaugurated the event and Ms.D.Kamakshi, Lions Club, District Chair Person, HIV/AIDS Education has released the Poster.

A display of huge banner with a football picture covered with condoms titled “Football is fun, Celebrate and play it safe” was displayed on 8th to 12th July 2010 at Prince Plaza. Sports personal, youth, NGO’s, CBO’s, policy makers, communication experts and general public together took an oath on their commitment towards STI/HIV/AIDS prevention and not to discriminate people living with HIV/AIDS.

During the occasion, Mr. A. J. Hariharan, The Secretary of ICWO said that “ICWO is committed to disseminate information on STI/HIV/AIDS in various occasions which normally creates a lot of interest to the general public. ICWO used similar occasion to educate people on STI/HIV/AIDS prevention, care and support and work towards reducing stigma and discrimination against core and vulnerable population. I am sure that this message will be taken to the larger audience particularly the sports lover”.

With Regards

Founder Secretary
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