World AIDS Day observed at Community Health Centre Sankoo

Medicos participating in a programme on AIDS awareness organised by Sanjeevni College of Nursing and Paramedic Sciences, Kargil at Sankoo on Tuesday.

SANKOO: Like in other parts of India on the theme “Global Solidarity Shared Responsibly”, the World Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Day was observed at Conference Hall of Community Health Centre Sankoo on.
This programme was organised by Sanjeevni College of Nursing and Paramedic Sciences, Kargil in collaboration with J&K AIDS Control Society (Health & ME Department J&K)
On this occasion Deputy Chief Medical Officer Kargil Dr Mumtaz Hussain War was the Chief Guest.
The function was attended by Block Medical Officer Sankoo, Dr Ghulam Hussain, Block Medical Officer Kargil Dr Liyaqat Ali Khan, Chairman of Sanjeevni College of Nursing and Paramedic Sciences, Kargil, Principal and Teaching Faculty members, Doctors of CHC Sankoo, Paramedic staff of CHC and the Students of ANMT were also present.
On the occasion a group of students stage energetic Cumbria information regarding AIDS / awareness play.
Deputy CMO Kargil Dr Mumtaz Hussain War who was Chief Guest on the occasion emphasized the need for collective efforts to fight the menace of AIDS.
He said it is an opportunity to celebrate and support global efforts to prevent new HIV infections, increase HIV awareness and knowledge, and support those living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
Dy.CMO Kargil stressed on the medical fraternity to disseminate the message with regard to control and awareness of the disease.
Block Medical Officer Sankoo Dr Ghulam Hussain said, in his presidential address, December 1 every year since 1988 is an international day dedicated to raising awareness of AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection and mourning those who have died of the disease.
He said, awareness about the AIDS is a major instrument to fight it and everybody has a role to play in eradicating this deadly menace from our society.
He also thanked Sanjeevni College of Nursing and Paramedic Sciences, Kargil for organising such programme at CHC Sankoo despite COVID-19 scare.