Advocacy program on HIV & AIDS for Church workers

Advocacy program on HIV & AIDS for Church workers

DIMAPUR, MAY 27 (MExN): To make its ministry relevant to the present changing time, the Nagaland Development Outreach (Development wing of NBCC) has identified Health (Specifically HIV & AIDS) as one of the pertaining issues that concerns Naga Society.

The Nagaland Development Outreach organized a one day Advocacy Program on HIV & AIDS with the Church Leaders and youths of All Gorkha Baptist Churches Nagaland hosted at its mission centre located at Singrijan, Dimapur on May 26. The Resource person was Dr. Molusen Jamir, In Charge, ART Centre, Dimapur and A Vikheho Chisho from NDO.

Some of the Topics the Resource person shared were: What is HIV? How it is transmitted? How can we prevent the disease; facilities available for treatment and care; reducing stigma and discrimination; and responsibility of the Church to create an enabling environment.

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