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HIV/AIDS Training in Rajshahi
Long-term Training Stressed on AIDS Prevention
Rajshahi, May 28:
Long-term training on HIV/AIDS has been stressed to make the students and youth people aware of and to ensure their active role in AIDS prevention.
Pro-Vice Chancellor of Rajshahi University (RU) Prof Dr Mamnunul Keramat stressed it while speaking as Chief Guest in the certificate giving and closing ceremony of the refresher training for resource students on HIV/AIDS issues held in Rajshahi today. Mass communication oriented development organization CCD Bangladesh arranging this function at the seminar room of Institute of Bangladesh Studies (IBS) in Rajshahi University (RU). National AIDS/STD Program (NASP) and UNICEF supported the program.
Prof Keramat also said, due to the prevailing socio-economic condition, the students and young people are becoming addicted to drugs in an alarming rate. They have also involvement in many other risky behaviors, which are leading them to the vulnerability of HIV/AIDS and other STDs. Calling upon the students and young people to build up strong AIDS prevention movement, he said, the Government and the donor agencies should adopt long-term program to achieve this goal in HIV/AIDS field.
Proctor of Rajshahi University Prof Dr Enamul Hoque addressed the function as special guest while renowned journalist Editor of the Daily Barta and Chairman of CCD Bangladesh S M A Quader was in the chair. Director of CCD Bangladesh G M Mourtoza, Program Coordinator A H M Abdul Hai, Information Management Officer Anisul Ashekeen, Newsroom Editor of Boishakhi Television Mahfuzur Rahman, BASA Organizer Tofael Ahmmad, Shahnaj Akhter Ranu and Lutfun Nahar Koruna, among others, addressed the function.
A large number of organizers and members of BASA from Rajshahi University, Rajshahi Govt. College, Rajshahi Govt. Women’s College, Baneswar College, Puthia Degree College and Naohata Degree College actively took part in the training and certificate-giving program. Chief Guest RU Pro-VC Prof Dr Mamnunul Keramat handed over the certificates to the participants at the end of the function.
Developed by Anisul Ashekeen , Information Management Officer, CCD Bangladesh