Free Health Mela and HIV/AIDS Sensitization Camp
Chandigarh, November 19, 2017: Chandigarh State AIDS Control Society organised a free Health Mela and HIV/AIDS Sensitization camp at Dispensary of Rehabilitation Colony, Dhanas on 19th November 2017. The Health Mela was inaugurated by Dr. Vanita Gupta, Project Director, Chandigarh SACS. The camp was organised in this densly populated EWS colony to provide free basic health services including STI treatment, HIV/AIDS testing and counselling at the door steps of the people. Free consultation and treatment was provided during the camp. Total 150 numbers of people got their free treatment for STI and 75 number of people voluntarily got their HIV test free of cost at Mobile ICTC Van which was stationed at the Mela. IEC activities were also carried out by the staff. IEC materials such as posters, pamphlets were distributed. An awareness exhibition was put up during the camp. To make people aware about the modes of HIV AIDS transmission and Prevention, a street play was organised.
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