Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal on Monday asked youths not to get dreaded disease of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) as there is no medicine or vaccine for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) positive.
Bhujbal was inaugurating Red Ribbon Express and exhibition jointly organised by New Delhi-based national AIDS Control organisation, Rajiv Gandhi Foundation and Maharashtra State AIDS Control Organisation at Nashik road railway station. He said that 'red-ribbon-drive' is good one and World Health Organisation is fighting since many years to research vaccine for AIDS and asked people to remain alert and prevent the deadly disease.
Red Ribbon Express is providing all scientific information and urged the authority concerned to provide proper guidance to school and college students.
Deputy Director, Health Dr Dilip Viadya, District Health Officer Dr Ashok Mokdam, Collector P Velrasu and civil surgeon Dr Asaram Bhalsingh were present.
Red Ribbon Express, the train exhibition, will remain stand in Nashik Road station on Monday and Tuesday.