Navigation Links
Well-known Kerala Actor, Mohanlal, Turns AIDS Activist

The popular south Indian Actor, Mohanlal, who has built an enviable reputation in the Malayalam movie industry, has decided to take// up a cause that is close to his heart- AIDS. Mohanlal will be the goodwill ambassador for the Kerala State Aids Control Society.

In a state where five HIV+ve children in Kottayam district were forced to give up their schooling following resentment from parents of other children, the contribution by the actor will seek to wipe out the stigma in society about AIDS. Kerala is grappling with one lakh HIV+ve people, many of whom do not seek treatment because of the taboo associated with the disease.

Mohanlal nurtures a desire to see the campaign blossom to its peak under his patronage. He said, “It is a participation. I represent the visual media. So whatever help I can give, I will. This film I hope will touch the conscience of the people."

The Kerala State AIDS Control Society has taken up the issue of ‘stigma’ plaguing AIDS sufferers as a priority issue. “Awareness programmes will be need of the hour”, said Rajan Khobragade, of the Kerala State AIDS Control Society.

"There is stigma and discrimination at all levels - social level, institutional level and even at the health worker level. To tackle this we need a multipronged approach. We have a grass-root level activity where we have group of HIV+ve women who are going to the panchayats and telling HIV+ve people that they can lead a positive life and that they are part of society," he added.

Rajan Khobragade stressed the need for a mass movement to really witness concrete changes in the way society treats AIDS victims. Celebrities are always invited to join the campaign in order to create awareness and remove misconceptions about AIDS.

'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Pharmac to Phase Out Aropax, Well-known Antidepressant
2. Kerala Government is in High Alert for Bird Flu
3. Controversy Surrounding The HIV Positive Reports Of One-Year Girl In Kerala
4. Brain drain of dentists from Kerala to Britain
5. Three meals daily Keeps Keralas elderly Healthy
6. Couple infected with HIV marry in Kerala
7. International conference on Ayurveda to be held on Kerala
8. Kerala Bans The Sale Of Pan Masala Near Schools
9. Kerala To Become Testing Center For US Bound Nurses
10. Kerala Leads In The Health Sector
11. Mutton And Beef Sellers Rule The Roost In Kerala
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Well known Kerala Actor Mohanlal Turns AIDS Activist

(Date:8/20/2014)... Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 ... Conference will get a sneak peak at Los Angeles’ ... along with a tour of a blossoming 1.5-acre high ... visit to a shipping container farm in the L.A. ... the wide-ranging diversity of sustainable urban agriculture, will kick ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... 2014 August is Children’s Eye Health ... educated about eye health and safety for their children ... eye condition that must be checked for, according to ... of Water radio show, is pediatric dry eye. With ... dry eye is becoming a very real concern to ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... OXNARD, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 ... Saj Jivraj, founder of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute, ... month. , Dr. Jivraj will be speaking on ... and Laboratory Aspects of Graft Less Solutions” at 12:40 ... Conference Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. , “The ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Inc. Magazine recently named Etransmedia ... annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the ... most comprehensive look at the most important segment ... Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow ... as members of the Inc. 500|5000. , “We ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... “Have you recently been involved in an ... injury lawyer serving the greater Seattle area. “Are you still ... then keep reading . , In a recently released article, ... auto accident can use to see if they may qualify ... injury insurance claim will allow an individual to receive medical ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Seedstock Sustainable Agriculture Conference’s Urban Farm Field Trip to Offer First Look at Los Angeles’ Premier Food Business Incubator 2Health News:Seedstock Sustainable Agriculture Conference’s Urban Farm Field Trip to Offer First Look at Los Angeles’ Premier Food Business Incubator 3Health News:August is Children’s Eye Health Month, Exams Must Check for Pediatric Dry Eye 2Health News:August is Children’s Eye Health Month, Exams Must Check for Pediatric Dry Eye 3Health News:Internationally Known Oxnard Dentist to Speak at Conference in Vancouver 2Health News:Internationally Known Oxnard Dentist to Speak at Conference in Vancouver 3Health News:Etransmedia Makes Exclusive List for the Eighth Consecutive Year in Inc. Magazine 2Health News:Etransmedia Makes Exclusive List for the Eighth Consecutive Year in Inc. Magazine 3Health News:Five Questions to Determine Who Qualifies for a Personal Injury Claim Recently Released by The Jones Firm in Recent Article 2
... 5 Chiltern, a leading global research,organization, is proud ... Clinical Researcher of the Year ceremony, including the coveted,Clinical ... following awards: Gold: Clinical Department of the Year ... Project Manager category Gold: Kara Tanabe in Clinical ...
... evidence shows that surgery may effectively cure Type 2 diabetes -- ... is treated, but that introduces a new way of thinking about ... to the February issue of Diabetes Care by a leading expert ... small bowel as the possible site of critical mechanisms for the ...
... 5 A protein that governs,development of human ... spread of malignant melanoma, the deadliest skin cancer, ... the transformation of skin pigment cells or melanocytes, ... and a median survival of less than 7.5 ...
... INDIANAPOLIS, March 5 Anthem National Accounts today,announced ... to address,the needs of early retirees -- a ... of products is designed to meet the needs ... and provide affordable,access to medical coverage while helping ...
... to protect their children from exposure to secondhand smoke, ... Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Exposure to secondhand ... for numerous illnesses and premature death. The household study, ... parents who smoked reported smoking around their children. Measurements ...
... Kids Pledges up to ... Type 1 Diabetes Research, ATLANTA, March 5 White Hat ... announced today the launch of a,three- year partnership with the Juvenile ... 1,diabetes research., As part of this milestone relationship, White Hat ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Chiltern Wins Top Prize 2Health News:Type 2 diabetes may be caused by intestinal dysfunction 2Health News:Type 2 diabetes may be caused by intestinal dysfunction 3Health News:Type 2 diabetes may be caused by intestinal dysfunction 4Health News:Protein in Human Embryonic Stem Cells Controls Malignant Tumor Cells 2Health News:Protein in Human Embryonic Stem Cells Controls Malignant Tumor Cells 3Health News:Protein in Human Embryonic Stem Cells Controls Malignant Tumor Cells 4Health News:Anthem National Accounts Introduces New Products for Large Employers' Early Retirees 2Health News:Anthem National Accounts Introduces New Products for Large Employers' Early Retirees 3Health News:Secondhand smoke a risk for children worldwide 2Health News:White Hat Brands, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Offer the 'Juice' on New Partnership 2Health News:White Hat Brands, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Offer the 'Juice' on New Partnership 3
(Date:8/19/2014)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of ... Report" report to their offering. This ... in US$ Million by the following Brands: Humatrope, Norditropin, Genotropin, ... comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada , ... Asia-Pacific , and Rest of World. Annual ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... 2014 According to Kalorama Information, electronic medical ... Big Data in healthcare a reality, and this a ... the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the U.S. government ... and penalties will start applying soon for use of ... complete study of the EMR industry, EMR 2014: ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... 19, 2014 Oramed Pharmaceuticals ... pharmaceutical company focused on the development of oral ... Property Department of Spain ... titled "Methods and Compositions for Oral Administrations of ... Oramed Pharmaceuticals is a technology pioneer in the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Human Growth Hormone Drugs - Strategic Business Report 2014 2Kalorama: EMR Paves the Way for Big Data 2Kalorama: EMR Paves the Way for Big Data 3Oramed Granted Patent in Spain for Oral Administration of Insulin 2Oramed Granted Patent in Spain for Oral Administration of Insulin 3
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: