World Aids Day.Role Of Tansacs.

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World Aids Day.Role Of Tansacs.

  1. 1. An Awareness to live and give life
  2. 2. <ul><li>Tamil Nadu has a population of over 60 million with an alarming figure of 16,000 HIV cases and 8,500 cases of AIDS. </li></ul>16,000 HIV 8,500 AIDS
  3. 3. <ul><li>This has confronted TNSACS with the mammoth task of redirecting its aim towards HIV prevention and control. This has been well achieved through the IEC campaign. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>TNSACS works on the globally accepted promise that increased awareness is the key to change in behaviour and thus preventing the spread of the HIV infection </li></ul>
  5. 5. Objectives of IEC . <ul><li>1.To create &quot;awareness&quot; among the general public </li></ul><ul><li>2.Intervention among high risk groups </li></ul><ul><li>3.Change in the behavioural pattern </li></ul><ul><li>4.Counselling persons having STD/HIV/AIDS </li></ul><ul><li>5. Multi-media approach to target audience </li></ul><ul><li>6.Condom Promotion </li></ul><ul><li>7.Continuum care. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>A lot of awareness has been generated through different media </li></ul><ul><li>The radio, however, remains the best medium to reach the rural areas with a reach of 74.9 % </li></ul><ul><li>Television provides a reach of 90% </li></ul><ul><li>Press and Bus panels are other media that helps propagate. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>The TNSACS has now managed to increase the general awareness level about AIDS from 23% in 1992 to almost 98% in urban India, and 94% in rural India. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>The present level of awareness has to be sustained to keep up the momentum of success that has already been achieved. </li></ul>
  9. 9. December first World AIDS Day. Join the fight Fight AIDS
  10. 10. <ul><li>http://www.tansacs.org/default.asp </li></ul>SOURCE

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