AIDS Control Programme in Assam:
The AIDS Control Programme in Assam started as the State AIDS Cell which was established in 1992 in the office of the Director of Health Services, Assam under the National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) and it implemented the National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) Phase I from 1992 to 1998.
In October, 1998 the Assam State AIDS Control Society was formed and registered under the Societies Registration act as per directive given by Government of India. Since then Assam State AIDS Control Society has implemented the Phase II (1999-2007) and Phase III (2007-till date).
The Fourth Phase of the National AIDS Control Programme will be rolled out from the second half of 2012.
World Blood Donor Day-2016
Along with the rest of the country, Assam State AIDS Control Society (ASACS) and Assam State Blood Transfusion Council (ASBTC) organized World Blood Donor Day on June 14, 2016 at International Convention Centre, Kalakshetra, Guwahati. Welcoming the participants, Dr P Ashok Babu, IAS, Project Director, ASACS, while stressing on this year’s theme ‘Blood Connects us all’, said, “Blood is the connecting force within our body and in the same way it also connects human relationship.”
ASACS observes National Youth Day
Assam State AIDS Control Society (ASACS) observed National Youth Day at the conference hall of State Institute of Health & Family Welfare(SIHFW) in Khanapara on January 12, 2016. Welcoming the participants in the event, ASACS Joint Director (IEC) Bonti Saikia, while stressing on this year’s theme, ‘Indian youth for development, skill and harmony,’ said, “Youth is the asset of society and thus we can’t ignore the fact that they are the most vulnerable lot.
Assam SACS observes World AIDS Day
Assam State AIDS Control Society (ASACS) observed World AIDS Day on December 1, 2015 at International Convention Centre, Kalakshetra, Guwahati. Welcoming the participants at the State-level function, Project Director, ASACS, Dhiraj Choudhury said, “The World AIDS Day which is observed on the 1st December every year...