Poster Design on HIV/AIDS Awareness

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Poster Design on HIV/AIDS Awareness:
Senior Students, College of Arts & Crafts lend their talent:

YRG CARE arranged a poster design programme for the senior students of Tamilnadu Government College of Arts and Crafts recently. About forty students participated. Mr. K. Chandrasekar (Chandru), principal, appreciated YRG CARE’s interest in involving students of arts in such awareness campaigns that would encourage them to reveal their creative talents and also motivate them to participate in social welfare.

Mr Malarmannan, Media and Communication Advisor, YRG CARE briefed on the activities of YRG CARE, its uniqueness as a centre for research and education as well as provider of clinical support to people living with HIV/AIDS. Mr. S.K. Satishkumar, Training Officer, YRG CARE provided a short sketch of the infection, its prevention and care so that the young artists could be successful in their visual expression.
Five themes such as reducing discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS, prevention, ARV therapy, personal care for people living with HIV, and adherence to taking medicines where given.

Mr.Rm. Palaniappan, Secretary, Southern Region, Lalit Kala Academy, Mr. Chandrasekaran, Principal, College of Arts and Crafts and Dr. Suniti Solomon, Director, YRG CARE selected six poster designs done by students P. Manikandan, M. Sivakumar, R. Wilson David, S. Chthirai Selvan, M. Bhaskar and R. Harikrishnan. Each student was conferred with award of merit along with Rs. 1000/- as a token of appreciation. The selected posters will be suitably used by YRG CARE for all its awareness programmes and campaigns.

YRG CARE could successfully conduct the programme thanks to the gift of poster colur boxes and brushes, as well as art boards from Messrs Pidlite Industries and Indian Engineering Industries respectively.

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