Navigation Links
Barbers In Malda Participate In HIV/AIDS Awareness Program

In an attempt to spread awareness about AIDS/HIV, the Rotarians of Malda and the district health officials of the State organized a health awareness program// ('One step for awareness about HIV-AIDS') in the English Bazaar town, targeted specifically at barbers.

The local barbers, under the guidance of the organizing committee, organized a rally. A special AIDS/HIV awareness session was conducted at Rotary Bhawan. The heath officials projected that the barbers had an important role in projecting the seriousness of the AIDS pandemic amongst their customers. AIDS/HIV prevention strategies can be effectively communicated.

The barbers were urged to use a new blade for every shave and requested them to encourage the customers to bring a new blade, when they visit the shop. Dr S Banerjee, deputy CMOH I, urged the barbers to additionally charge the customers an extra rupee for the new blade.

Dr Gopal Sarkar, CMOH, stressed the importance of maintaining personal hygiene and a clean atmosphere at the stall. They were requested to clean all the equipments in the stall and use disinfectants, at least everyday. It has also been decided to supply special uniforms and kit for each worker. This was announced by Dr B B Sen, the Rotary President.

An interactive session was conducted between the barbers and health officials that cleared their doubts regarding the spread and prevention of HIV/AIDS. Barbers who run their business on pavements would also participate in the awareness program and temporary arrangements would be made to improve their situation. Additionally, the organizing committee members would visit the ladies beauty parlor to spread knowledge about prevention and transmission of HIV.

With such innovative measures to spread awareness, the incidence of HIV is likely to come down in the forth-coming years, atleast in Malda.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Beauticians and Barbers can Do More Than Their Services
2. NRIs Called Upon To Participate In AIDS Awareness Programs
3. Corporate Groups To Participate In Jharkhand Health Care Scheme
4. Optimum Timing for HIV/AIDS Prognosis
5. Estimates For Number Of HIV/AIDS Deaths In India Still Not Available
6. Testing For HIV/AIDS Compulsory For New Military Recruits
7. HIV/AIDS - May push Back the Tide of Progress in India
8. Indian Olympic Association And UNICEF To Collaborate On HIV/AIDS Awareness
9. Indian Minister wanted Media to Propaganda HIV/AIDS awareness
10. Relief for HIV/AIDS patients: ART therapy now available in India
11. Conditions Of The HIV/AIDS Patients In The Mizo Society
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... Georgia State University College ... academic programs. , Answering to the increasing demand for curricular specializations, the Certificate ... and environmental and land use law. ,  , “The demand for lawyers with ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... On Memorial Day, Hope For ... their lives in military battle for the country. The nonprofit Hope For Heroes ... more programs that empower independence for disabled military veterans, as well as police, firemen, ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 26, 2016 , ... ... one that has a significant negative impact on long-term patient survival, reports a ... The results, published online this week in the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... 2016 , ... MadgeTech will be showcasing its line of data logging ... at the MadgeTech headquarters. With products sold in more than 100 countries around the ... NASA. , In 2012, NASA strategically set up 17 RHTemp101A MadgeTech data ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... Dr. James Maisel will ... Long Island Chapter on June 4, 2016, 1:30-3:30 pm at the Farmingdale Public ... Retina Group of New York , is a Board Certified ophthalmologist who ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/26/2016)... WELLESLEY, Massachusetts , May 26, 2016 ... sequencing (NGS) has matured into an essential life science ... research and development applications. BCC Research reveals in its ... of a second growth phase, one powered by a ... applied fields.      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140723/694805 ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... May 25, 2016 According to ... Type (3D, 2D, 4D), by Therapeutic Area (Oncology, Cosmeceutical/Plastic ... User (Medical Device Manufacturers, Hospitals/ Clinics) - Forecast to ... Medical Animation Market for the forecast period of 2016 ... 301.3 Million by 2021 from USD 117.3 Million in ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... and GERMANTOWN, Maryland , May 25, ... QGEN ; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) today announced that the ... Therawis Diagnostics GmbH to develop and commercialize predictive assays in ... PITX2 as a marker to predict effectiveness of anthracycline treatment ... "We are pleased to partner with Therawis, which developed ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: