RU students launch Covid-19 awareness campaign for villagers

2021-09-06, 12:21pm Campus

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Rajshahi: A week-long campaign on making village people aware of Covid-19 was launched on Saturday to promote hygiene rules and inoculation of vaccines.

A total of eighty students from different departments of Rajshahi University are participating in the awareness campaign under a voluntary club, North Bengal COVID 19 Youth Forum of Rajshahi University with support from Bangladesh Betar and UNICEF.

The campaign will be conducted in different villages of sixteen districts under Rajshahi and Rangpur divisions aiming to disseminate messages of social distancing, wearing masks, avoiding crowds, washing hands for 20 seconds,  registering and receiving vaccines.

A virtual meeting was held on Friday evening where Rajshahi University Mass Communication and Journalism department Professor Pradip Kumar Panday gave instructions on how to conduct these awareness activities while UNICEF Communication for Development Officer Monjur Ahmed, MCJ department associate professor Naziat Hossain Chowdhury, assistant professor Mamun Abdul Kaioum, among others, spoke. – RU Correspondent