Chennai 13th Feb 2020. The ICD – Inter-National Condom Day was jointly celebrated by AIDS HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION (AHF), INDIAN COMMUNITY WELFARE ORGANIZATION (ICWO), MADRAS UNIVERSITY and NSS by organizing an Inter-College AIDS Gana contest to spread awareness on condoms using a catchy tag line “Safer is sexy”!
Indian Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, the son and probable heir of the Maharaja of Rajpipla in Gujarat was the special guest for the competition. The contest became a big hit with the youth representing various colleges. The medium of GANA is a great tool to reach the YOUTH and promote the message of CONDOM use and adopting Healthy Lifestyles remarked Dr. V. Sam Prasad, Country Program Director, AHF INDIA
Speaking on the occasion of the International Condom Day 2020, Mr A J Hariharan, Secretary ICWO said” India is the youngest country in the world having majority of youth population who is the future of the nation. Tamil Nadu is the model state in India implementing HIV prevention campaign a decade before. But now it is time that we reinforce these messages using innovative platforms like the inter college gana contest to attract and educate the young people for building a healthy future. Attractive trophies and cash awards were handed over to the first three places and 5 Consolation prizes were also given to encourage the participants. The 1st Prize Winner was Dr.Ambethkar Arts & Science College. The 2nd Prize Winner was Presidency College. The 3rd Prize Winner was SDNB Vaishnav College