Commemorating World AIDS Day
On the 1st December, 2020, PCER, Chembur in order to commemorate the occasion of World AIDS Day, organised an online session with Dr. Milind Ruke which was streamed live on PCER Chembur’s YouTube channel.
Dr. Ruke is a diabetic foot specialist and a general surgeon from Ashirwaad Hospital, Chembur, who has more than 30 years of experience in the medical field. He spoke to all teachers and students about the nitty-gritties of the human immune system and how one is affected by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquires the immuno-deficiency syndrome or AIDS. He also destroyed some myths about patients with AIDS and elaborated the caution and care to be taken by all.
He reiterated that AIDS is a disease which is not inevitable and with some knowledge and a few precautions, it can be avoided by all.
This activity was in line with SDG#3: Good Health and Well Being and the proceedings can be viewed at :