NATIONAL CONSULTATION ON HIV & AIDS CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR CHURCHES TO RESPOND
EFICOR along with Tearfund UK organized a National Consultation on HIV and AIDS focusing on the challenges and opportunities for response by the church in India.
The consultation provided a platform for Bishops and Heads of denominations, pastors, mission leaders and development practitioners, CEOs of Christian organizations, principals and lecturers of theological colleges to dialogue and come out with a declaration to address the issues.
There were 105 delegates representing 23 States from India for the Consultation. The Consultation started with the Opening Keynote address by Pastor Patricia Acheing Sawo. Patricia, who is the Regional Coordinator, East Africa for the African Network of Religious Leaders Living with and Personally Affected by HIV and AIDS (ANERELA+) set the trend for the whole Consultation.