RED RIBBON CLUB: Red Ribbon Club-Dr.B.RA.C. is envisaged to instil among all the students in the educational institution values of service, develop healthy life styles, and increase availability of safe and adequate quantities of blood to all the needy. We also aim at harnessing the protentional of the youth by equipping them with correct information on mental health, substance abuse, nutrition and reproductive health and building their capacities as peer educators in spreading message on positive health behaviour in an enabling environment.
MISSION--The mission is to educate the student/public about HIV and to raise awareness to support AIDS service organizations. To do this, we organize and produce the Red Ribbon club activities like BLOOD DONATION CAMPS etc.
PRINCIPLES--We try to be role model respect, accepting and acknowledging others and the many gifts we each possess. We promote the inclusion of people, ideas, perspectives and cultures. And we see and embrace diversity within our membership and students college life. Our commitment to integrity lies at the heart of who we are and what we believe. We bring confidentiality, passion, humility, honesty, fairness and a strict code of ethics to our work. Our success depends upon our ability to perform as a highly effective team. We acknowledge the mutual responsibility of citizens, partner agencies and government to provide a high quality of life and to work together to meet our common goals. Together everyone achieves more. We foster open and clear dialogue that encourages the willingness to speak up and actively listen, within a framework of mutual respect and shared understanding. We value results accomplished through dedicated members, volunteers who endeavour to meet the needs and expectations of the community.
Red Ribbon Symbol--The Red Ribbon is the international symbol of HIV and AIDS awareness. It stands for: --Care and Concern -It is being worn by increasing numbers of people around the world to demonstrate their care and concern about HIV and AIDS - for those who are living with HIV, for those who are ill, for those who have died and for those who care for and support those directly affected. Hope--The Red Ribbon is intended to be a symbol of hope which the search for a vaccine and cure to halt the suffering is successful and the quality of life improves for those living with the virus. Support--The Red Ribbon offers symbolic support for those living with HIV, for the continuing education of those not infected, for maximum efforts to find effective treatments, cures or vaccines, and for those who have lost friends, family members or loved ones to AIDS.
(Dr.Richa Chowdhary, Convenor RRC 2019-21)