Mr Sikkim Manhunt finalists at AIDS awareness event

Gangtok, 01 Nov:

Sikkim State AIDS Control Society organized an awareness programme on HIV AIDS for the finalists of Mr Sikkim 2018 Manhunt on 31 Oct, a press release informs.

Project Director, SACS, Dr Uttam Pradhan, highlighted different aspects of HIV and AIDS and added that the Manhunt contestants could play an important role in spreading awareness and help in removing the social stigma and discrimination attached with HIV and AIDS.

He informed there are over 430 cases reported in the state of Sikkim.

The contestants also underwent a voluntary testing session leading the way to encourage people to learn more about the virus.