Red Ribbon Club -RRC
Red Ribbon Club (RRC) is a voluntary on campus intervention is being
implemented in the higher Educational institutions, aiming at heightening their risk perception and preventing HIV as well as promoting voluntary blood donation among youth between the age of 17-25 yrs, with Department of Higher Education, technical support from TANSACS.
- To reduce new HIV infection among youth by raising their risk perception through awareness on Sex, Sexuality and HIV & AIDS.
- To induce among youth the spirit to help and support People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV) there by reducing stigma and discrimination against
- To motivate youth and build their capacity as peer educators and changeagents by developing their skills on leadership, negotiation, and team building.
- To promote Voluntary non-remunerated Blood Donation among youth
RRC unit of Madras School of Social Work consists of 100 volunteers. Our volunteers are provided with Training of Trainers(TOT) program on HIV/AIDS. Students will be sensitized on the issues of people living with HIV (PLHIVS) thereby reducing the stigma and discrimination against them. Programs on personality development, leadership qualities and team building will be organised periodically for the students to develop their potentials. Blood donation camps will be organised and Volunteers are encouraged to donate blood.