RRC

RRC

The Red Ribbon Club in The Erode College of Pharmacy was launched on 29thJuly, 2011 under Tamilnadu Satate AIDS Control Society [TANSACS], Chennai. The Red Ribbon Club in the Institution enrolls new students every year. The Club conducts the regular activities to increase awareness on AIDS and its related issues as well as to motivate the studnets about blood donation and its importance.

 

   AIDS, World's most significant public health challenges.

   By WHO report, at the end of 2013, 11.7 million people were receiving ART in low and middle income countries.

   This represents 36% [34-38%] of the 32.6 million [30.7-34.8 million] people living with HIV in low and middle income countries.

   Most people living with HIV or at risk for HIV do not have access to prevention, care and treatment and there is still no cure.