Red Ribbon Club

RED RIBBON CLUB, KOHIMA COLLEGE KOHIMA

Red Ribbon Club is formed in different educational institutions as a voluntary on-campus intervention programme for students in the colleges. It was first launched on 3rd august, 2006 under the initiation of the then Honourable Governor of Nagaland, Shri Shyamal Datta.

FUNCTIONS /OBJECTIVES:

Red Ribbon Club is a movement to create and raise awareness about HIV/AIDS through service and, education and events. Its aim is to equip the youth with correct information on HIV/AIDS Prevention, care and support and treatment. It intends to build their capacities as peer educators in spreading messages on positive health behaviour and increasing voluntary blood donation from among youth.

ROLE OF RRC:

Red Ribbon Club members are not bound to perform a set of duties or functions. However they are expected to learn facts about HIV/AIDS, services available from testing to treatment, attend life skill development programmes, share the knowledge with peers, and carry out educational campaign related to HIV/AIDS.

RECENT ACTIVITIES:

2014:

    1. Participated in Essay competition for Higher Secondary Schools and Colleges commemorating World Blood Donation Day. Three students participated in the college category and Khriehunuo Theunuo’s entry won the first prize.

    2013:

    1. Blood donation drive commemorating World Blood Donation Day.
    2. Essay Competition and Poetry Competition.
    3. Participated in the first orientation programme of RRC Nodal Officers.

    2012:

    1. An awareness programme on HIV/AIDS and Voluntary Blood Donation Drive.<
    2. Essay competition was held in the college.

    RED RIBBON CLUB

    • Khriezenuo- Convenor
    • Vitsolenuo- Secretary