Radio4child & UNICEF India, felicitate Shillong's 91.1 Mirchi RJ Nicky J

SHILLONG: 13th May 2022 (PTI Source)

During the Covid-19 epidemic, more than 80 radio professionals from across the United States were honoured for their efforts to increase vaccination awareness.

On May 6-7 in Mumbai, 91.1 Mirchi Shillong's Radio Jockey Nicky J was felicitated by UNICEF India and Radio4child for his contribution to immunization awareness among children through raising funds for the cause, along with more than 80 other radio professionals. Winner of multiple Grammy Awards, Ricky Key, who is also renowned as an environmentalist, along with other officials presented the awardees with commemorative medals.

Mirchi RJ Nicky was of the view that radio should be the medium through which such a gap may be bridged, between healthcare providers, community leaders, and citizens in raising public awareness around immunization, child care, debunking misconceptions and doubts, as well as assistance with Intensified Mission Indradhanush 4.0's goals.

Chief Communication- Advocacy & Partnerships at UNICEF, Zafrin Chowdhury, stated her gratitude for the work done by radio professionals in raising awareness during the pandemic and emphasized the importance of encouraging immunization among children.