Active Help Organization | Events

International Candle Light Memorial Day 2015 Celebrations


Theme:

“Promotion of Health & Dignity Together”

Duration:

One Day

Date:    

31 May 2015

Venue:  

Gulshan e Iqbal Park Lahore

Participants: 

135

Organized by:

Active Help Organization

Accomplices:     

General Community

 

Proceedings

"To celebrate International Candle Light Day is an annual event of Active Help Organization. This year the event was organized in Lahore city where all walks of life participated warmly and with full zeal and zest. Last year the same event was celebrated in rural district of Okara, where the general community as well as marginalized communities attended the program with full motivation. The main objective to observe this day was to enhance the knowledge and information regarding Drug Abuse, HIV and AIDS. 135 community members and guests were available in the seminar to contribute positively. In the lights of candles all participants enjoyed the event and helped in raising the voice in terms of spreading the awareness of the harm diseases in beneficiaries, general community and students to avoid such diseases and embrace peace and safsafe lives with prosperity.

Activities

The primary goal of this project is to enhance the quality of services available to female injecting and non-injecting drug users (including those involved in sex work and spouses of male injecting drug users) in the community by improving female access to existing harm reduction services and developing new female-specific services and effective referral systems to female health service providers.