TODAY -

World AIDS Day observed widely
Source: The Sangai Express

Bpr/Jbm/Tbl, December 01 2023: World AIDS Day dedicated to raising awareness about AIDS was observed widely today under the theme 'Let Communities Lead' .

The District AIDS Prevention And Control Committee (DAPCC) Bishnupur in collaboration with the Red Ribbon Club, Royal Academy of Law, Oinam observed the day at the seminar hall of the academy.

The observance was graced by Deputy Commissioner Bishnupur, Lourembam Bikram, IAS; secretary of governing body of Royal Academy of Law, I Jugeshwor Singh; Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Bishnupur, Dr L Raichandra Singh; and principal of the academy, Eliza Maisnam as the presidium members.

Speaking as the resource person, Dr Sougaijam Reshma Devi spoke at length about Human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and its relation with Tuberculosis.



World AIDS Day observed widely
World AIDS Day observed widely


Speaking at the occasion, Bishnupur DC L Bikram highlighted the need of making sincere efforts to achieve the objective of World AIDS Day which is to raise awareness about AIDS and its preventive measures so as to eradicate it.

CMO Bishnupur Dr L Raichandra Singh while addressing the gathering, spoke about the causes of AIDS and called upon all to make cohesive efforts to check its further spread.

He further informed that 43 AIDS related centres have been opened in Bishnupur district providing facilities of ICTC and FICTC testing.

The Government and the relevant authorities have been taking up a number of initiatives to wipe out AIDS, he added.

During the programme, winners of face painting competition for school and college students based on the theme of this year's observance were awarded cash prizes and certificates.

The observance of World AIDS Day was held at NRHM training hall, CMO office complex, Thoubal Wangmataba jointly organised by the District AIDS Prevention & Control Committees, ReD Ribbon Clubs (Colleges), District Level Networks and TI-NGOs of Kaching and Thoubal districts under the sponsorship of Manipur State AIDS Control Society.

DC Thoubal, Ahanthem Subhash Singh; CMO Thoubal, Dr Y Nokul Singh; CMO Kakching, Dr Th Rajen Singh; District Malaria Officer Thoubal, L Lalitkumar and District TB Officer Thoubal, Dr Yumnam Shameen Devi attended as the dignitaries of the programme.

During the programme, the dignitaries spoke on the need of fighting collectively against AIDS.

In line with the observance, DC Thoubal flagged off an awareness rally which was carried out at the surrounding areas of Thoubal Bazar.

DC Thoubal while speaking at the event spoke about the AIDS control measures taken up in the district and maintained that the authorities are taking proper care of AIDS affected displaced victims of the communal conflict taking refuge in relief centres across the district.

Later a candle lighting ceremony was held at the CMO Thoubal complex in the evening jointly organised by the District AIDS Prevention and Control Unit (DAPCU) Thoubal, MNP+Thoubal and VIHAAN Project, Thoubal attended doctors of DAPCU and staff of MNP+ and VIHAAN project.

On the other hand, World AIDS Day observation was held at 50 Bedded District Hospital Jiribam organised by the District Health Society Jiribam in collaboration with Child Welfare Ashram.

The programme was attended by social activist N Budhachandra Singh; District Hospital Jiribam, Medicine MD (In charge of ICTC, OST & ART) Dr Justin Haobam; Deputy Medical Superintendent Dr Elangbam Okendro and Child Welfare Ashram, Jiribam secretary RK Bijoysana Singh as the presidium members.

As a part of the observation, the attendees observed two-minute silence in the honour of the departed souls due to AIDS and prayed that they may rest in peace at the Heavenly abode.

Kumbi College also observed the day at the college organised by the NSS Units I, II and III and the NSS volunteers distributed leaflets about AIDS to passersby along Kumbi-Wangoo road.


* Comments posted by users in this discussion thread and other parts of this site are opinions of the individuals posting them (whose user ID is displayed alongside) and not the views of e-pao.net. We strongly recommend that users exercise responsibility, sensitivity and caution over language while writing your opinions which will be seen and read by other users. Please read a complete Guideline on using comments on this website.




HEADLINES - 02, DEC 2023
  • CM strikes out with 'Is War on Drugs' wrong poser
  • Bank looters spoke in Nagamese, Tangkhul and Meiteilon
  • Haofa is our prized asset : Khasim Vashum
  • Re-installation of Cross atop Mt Thangjing ; CPPKT decries, demands legal action
  • KYKL condoles
  • JNIMS to come under State Govt
  • Beware of ponzi schemes call sounded
  • State observes World AIDS Day
  • Ongoing clash makes a huge dent on economy
  • Again, Kuki militants attack Meitei villages
  • Foundation day celebrated
  • SVEEP campaign conducted
  • General assembly of Zeliangrong Youth Front held
  • 84th Nupee Lan celebration month kicks off
  • Skill upgradation training on handloom weaving launched
  • World AIDS Day observed
  • 36 years old woman undergoes tumour removal surgery at RIMS
  • BSF provides relief materials
  • Many donate to save young girl with kidney ailments
  • Ningthouja Lancha granted interim bail
  • EPFO launches special recovery drive
  • Liquor disposedLiquor disposed
  • CRPF conducts Civic Action Programme
  • Directorate of TA&H invites application
  • CM hits out at BJP baiters, vows united Manipur
  • Battle against HIV/AIDS not over yet: Health minister
  • Ukhrul bank loot case: Search Ops on, many condemn
  • Khashim calls for natural approach in rearing 'Haofa'
  • RIMS surgeons restore tongue of cancer patient
  • Kongba River losing battle against climate change, pollution
  • KYKL admits loss of two cadres in ambush
  • Manipur will achieve HIV elimination goal by 2030: MNP+
  • Displaced students stage protest, demand transfer
  • Kuki militants rain bullets, bombs on Meetei villages
  • Youth Congress team donates to relief camps
  • Public urged to be MPP's high command
  • World AIDS Day observed in districts
  • 30 acres of poppy plants destroyed
  • TASWA grateful for cleaning Takmu Pat
  • Nupee Lal memorial observance commences
  • Committee demands action against Kuki perpetrators
  • Campaign denounces violence against women
  • DC exhorts inmates to become weavers
  • Aid provided to cancer patient displaced girl
  • Forum urges release of pending MGNREGA fund
  • Security teams patrol Kwatha, distribute medicines
  • RTI alleges flawed road project
  • CPI/MSC commemorates formation of United Front
  • Application invited for ST medical assistance
  • Offices locked against transfer of SP
  • AR holds medical camp, awareness programme
  • LATEST IN E-PAO.NET
  • 75th Republic Day @ Kangla #3 : Gallery
  • Violence in Manipur 2023-2024 : Timeline
  • Martin Irengbam - Mister North East 2024
  • Indo-Myanmar Border Fencing
  • Listening to our environment : Report
  • Facts about Article 371-C #2
  • The invincible sons of Kangleipak :: Poem
  • Before I Leave You Again : Official Poster
  • Naorem Roshibina- Wushu Medallist : Gallery
  • 7 facts about Meitei Goddess Khunu Leima
  • Discrimination of Meiteis in Manipur #1
  • Entry : Manipur State Film Awards, 2024
  • Understanding profundity of secularism
  • Fencing of Indo-Myanmar Border: Zeliang
  • Politics of inking the SoO pact
  • A chink in Kuki-Chin legislators armour
  • Protest against SoO agreement #1 : Gallery
  • March Calendar for Year 2024 : Tools
  • Press conference at Press Club of India
  • Workshop : Listening to our environment
  • Meetei bears more tribal characters
  • Calling out AR men from their bunkers
  • Re-activating state economy
  • History & Culture of Manipur through Puyas
  • Blood Donation at Mongshangei
  • 8 from Manipur- Sangeet Natak award 2023
  • National Science Day on Indigenous Tech
  • Grand finale of Mega Miss North East
  • Coming close to understanding of anarchy
  • Reasonable suggestion
  • Nupi Landa Thaunaphabishing #8 :: Book
  • Finding all & treating all TB
  • Facts about Article 371-C #1
  • The Power of Poppy - 21 :: Poem
  • Radio E-pao :: Contemporary (350+ songs)
  • The silence continues, the clash continues
  • A sage advice on NRC
  • Consequences of Hereditary Chieftainship
  • e-Archiving of Manipur Gazettes launched
  • Grand finale of Mega Mister North East
  • Children are clay pots, parents are potters
  • Spring skin & hair care & make-up
  • GHOST of PEACE :: Download Booklet
  • 'Terminate SoO with Kuki Armed Groups'
  • ST demand & Govinda ji
  • Memorandum to Union Home Minister
  • Role of parents during board exams
  • In perfect imperfection: Love's untold story
  • Descent of Radha-Krishna #24: Download
  • Shaheed Memorial Football Final : Gallery
  • O, Martyrs, Martyrs
  • Remembering the fire at Sainik School Imphal
  • Meephamlen & Life Time Achievement
  • Program: Youth Leadership & Development
  • 7 facts about ancient Goddess Panthoibi
  • Myanmar border fencing; arson in CCpur
  • Research Officer- Financial @ Amethyst
  • Exploring nutritional virtues of maternal milk
  • Fine dining with flavours of Northeast
  • ST categorisation : Not the job of judiciary
  • Growing demand for abrogating SoO pact
  • Save Manipur : Protest [Feb 15] #2 : Gallery
  • Agro forestry for sustainable agriculture
  • Relief materials & interaction at Kangpokpi
  • Exodus from Myanmar justify 'border fencing'
  • Earth Civilization :: Poem
  • Enhancing domestic fish consumption in India
  • Growing call to abrogate SoO pact
  • Acquitting the criminal, penalising the victim
  • Nupi Landa Thaunaphabishing #7 :: Book
  • Recipe for a full fledged civil war
  • Health Camp at Santhong Relief Camp
  • Farming- loss-making but MSP is not practical
  • Magic ingredients for radiant & flawless skin
  • First Assam LitArt Festival concludes
  • Silence of the guns, for the moment
  • A brighter side of the conflict
  • Interview with Naorem Roshibina (Wushu)
  • Memo to Chief Minister : The Way Forward
  • Best wishes to all students of classes 10th
  • The Power of Poppy - 20 :: Poem
  • Boost student retention power for board exam
  • Claiming ancestral rights over Thangjing
  • Indeed, no comparison with Manipur violence
  • Arambai Tengol & SFs #4 : Gallery
  • Rising above adversity for excellence
  • 7 facts about Meitei Goddess Nganu Leima
  • 149 experts call to find all TB to stop TB
  • Resilient tourism for vibrant career
  • Non-stop assault on Sugnu : The pattern
  • Nearly 5mn candidates for 60k posts
  • Folktales of Manipur 2.0
  • Nothing to kill or die for
  • The Kutsapo Proclamation
  • Nagas oppose border fencing with Myanmar
  • Great game for peace and security
  • IIT Delhi at Abu Dhabi
  • Restraining armed forces vis- Kuki militants
  • Drawing the battle line for Moreh at last
  • Descent of Radha-Krishna #23: Download
  • Aira Thoudam - coveted scholarship in Egypt
  • Condemns violence committed in CCpur
  • Last Smile of our Fallen Comrade : Poem
  • Sachinker ties knot with Raina Rajkumari
  • Complex challenges & calls for resolution
  • Save Manipur : Protest [Feb 15] #1 : Gallery
  • Sonia Nepram at 74th Berlinale, Germany
  • Manipur: Best AIFF Grassroots Award 2024
  • Children struggling tough competition
  • Reliance Foundation partners with NSDC
  • Bigger agenda behind CCpur protest
  • When Frankenstein acts as a law unto itself
  • A Cloud in Trousers : A translation #4
  • Manipur imbroglio and our lessons
  • The Living Song :: Poem
  • Entries : Mumbai International Film Festival
  • MG Motor India's new facility in Silchar
  • Self-funded Rail budget earns profits
  • Points Imphal should lay before Delhi
  • Dissenters not to go down without a fight
  • Art Exhibition @ RKCS Museum #5 : Gallery
  • Article 371 C aggravates ethnic divide
  • Into the lap of nature : Udupi #2
  • Delhi's dance with Meitei-Kuki conundrum
  • 'Vividhata ka Amrit Mahotsav' in Delhi
  • 2024 may pose challenges in 11 States
  • FMR scrapped, border fencing assured
  • Time to take a final call
  • Legacies of the Khamba-Thoibi classics
  • Transforming education in Manipur
  • The Power of Poppy - 19 :: Poem
  • Beauty tip to look awesome- Valentine's Day
  • Towards understanding of human journeys
  • If them then why not the Meiteis ?
  • Ensuring basic rights of conflict children
  • 75th Republic Day @ Kangla #2 : Gallery
  • Bambam Thounaojam - MMA World Champion
  • Distress Relief @ Sugnu [Jan] : Gallery
  • Manipur's struggle for peace amidst tension
  • Hold govts to account for ending tobacco
  • Meghalaya Cancer Conclave 2024
  • Not the time to take political mileage
  • Way off the mark
  • Abnormal population growth of Kuki from 1881
  • May 3 violence :: Poem
  • Bharat-Burma border barbed
  • Importance of STEM careers for girls
  • Development of mental health in school
  • Displaced children in relief camps
  • Is it the end of Kuki-AR honeymoon period ?
  • Descent of Radha-Krishna #22: Download
  • Manipur Technology Innovation Hub Startup
  • As Time Ticks Away :: Poem
  • Architecture & design confluence - BAIC
  • UG Scholarships 2023-24 results announced
  • Occupational therapy role in erb's palsy
  • National Voters' Day @ Lamphel : Gallery
  • Into the lap of nature : Udupi #1
  • Stop disrespect for places of worship
  • IBSD & NBRC joined hand for research
  • MedTech Mitra : A facilitation highway uptake
  • First edition of Assam LitArt Festival
  • Weed out the illegal immigrants
  • Behind and beyond the rhetoric
  • Nupi Landa Thaunaphabishing #6 :: Book
  • Training on cultivation of mushroom at Tera
  • Workshop: Exploring genomic resources of NE
  • India-Australia Partnership in Education
  • Why a new dawn of development in NE
  • Healthy Hair : keep it healthy
  • Beyond scrapping FMR
  • The letter of WKZIC to ADB
  • A Northeasterner's Reflection on India
  • Feathers of different birds flock together
  • Manipur : 9 months into endless killings
  • Call to make Big Tobacco pay for health
  • Mahotsav : Richness of Northeast India
  • Noting the call from AMCO
  • Not enough to rest assured anyone
  • Resilience in adversity | Kumbi : Gallery
  • Why effective treatments for TB not out
  • Cease the strife :: Poem
  • Balancing mental well-being of students
  • FM Hi debt funds Rs 45 tr budget
  • Submission of admission, apology
  • Unveiling the mask of Kuki MLAs once again
  • Arambai Tengol & SFs [24 Jan] #3 : Gallery
  • Lessons from Manipur on vigilantism
  • Exposure to air pollution can lead to cancer
  • Interim budget: Need comprehensive reforms
  • From exam stress to success
  • Adding more teeth to the silence
  • Still, a far-off land for Mr Prime Minister
  • A Cloud in Trousers : A translation #3
  • Dissecting the strength of Kukis #2
  • Self Defence Training : for school girls
  • Bharat Ratna for the Mandir man
  • Desi remedy for farm sector
  • Noting the words of caution from UNC
  • The best way to settle Thangjing issue
  • Descent of Radha-Krishna #21: Download
  • Maharaj Gambhir Singh #2: Gallery
  • To Our Fallen Village Volunteers :: Poem
  • "It's Not My Choice" triumphs in every aspect
  • Jamir congratulates Advani for Bharat Ratna
  • Climate change needs to be taught
  • 75th Republic Day @ Kangla #1 : Gallery
  • Management fest at Assam University
  • Transformation from adulthood to parenthood
  • NEP's vision is to make India competitive
  • 35th Road Safety Campaign in North East
  • Budget - Welfare with Fiscal Discipline
  • Understanding call against lifting FMR
  • Nine months and counting
  • Statue in front of Western Gate, Kangla ?
  • My memories of Imphal from 1941 : Review
  • Auditions: 20th Mega Miss North East
  • Face scrubs for glowing skin
  • Auditions: 13th Mega Mister North East
  • Seaweed: Sea of opportunities
  • Continuing clash: Dialogue the way forward
  • The truth behind the objection
  • Gaan-Ngai at Keishamthong #2 : Gallery
  • Protests attack @ Moreh [18 Jan] #2: Gallery
  • Seeking solutions, not scapegoats: Response
  • Indo-Naga Talks (From 2012) :: Timeline
  • Gaan-Ngai at Keishamthong #1 : Gallery
  • Transforming education, building our future
  • Arambai Tengol & SFs [24 Jan] #2 : Gallery
  • Arambai Tengol & SFs [24 Jan] #1 : Gallery
  • Protests attack @ Moreh [17 Jan] #2 : Gallery
  • Protests attack @ Moreh [18 Jan] #1: Gallery
  • Guard of honor - W Somorjit : Gallery
  • 13 martyrs brought to JNIMS : Gallery
  • Mangani Leihul of 13 martyrs #2 : Gallery
  • Oinam Chaoba Devi: Sepak Takraw : Gallery
  • Ayekpam Maipak (Sepak Takraw) : Gallery
  • Shanglakpam Nilakanta (Hockey) : Gallery
  • List of Kings of Manipur: 33 - 1984 AD