Indian schools have been known to be rigid in their curriculum. Talks of adult education in schools attracted negative response from many quarters. Hopefully, times seem to have changed now. Kerala government has chosen to make mindfulness about feared infection AIDS obligatory among school students of class 8 to 12, boss clergyman Oommen Chandy today said.
Directions in such manner had been given to the instruction office, he said, at an abnormal state authority meeting gathered in his chamber at the get together.
"Kerala will be a model in AIDS control," Chandy said. Because of the exercises of the wellbeing office, there was a 57 for each penny drop in the quantity of AIDS cases in the state amid the most recent 10 years. In the previous year, the spread of HIV from mother to kid had been diminished to only two, he said.
Free treatment at doctor's facilities and hostile to retroviral treatment (ART) focuses helped in controlling spread of AIDS. In a matter of seconds, there were 27,173 HIV patients in the state, he said.
The advantages for them would be expanded and mindfulness fortified, he said.
The meeting was educated that the offspring of HIV patients will be incorporated in the government disability mission 'Sneha Poorvam' plan and they would be given budgetary help extending between Rs 350-to Rs 1,000 consistently as instructive grant.
State Health Minister V S Sivakumar was among the individuals who went to the meeting, authorities said.
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