ISLAMABAD: Federal and provincial well being departments and NGOs are organising well being seminars and consciousness walks at this time everywhere in the nation in reference to World Aids Day.
The day noticed yearly on December 1 is aimed toward highlighting the destructive fallout of the lethal illness and create consciousness amongst plenty to watch security measures from falling prey to it.
In Karachi, Sindh AIDS Management Program (SACP) has scheduled to rearrange a HIV AIDS consciousness stroll on at SeaView seashore Clifton Karachi. The stroll will start from Mc Donald Sea View led by SACP s Program Supervisor Dr Younis Chachar. Officers of well being departments, representatives of civil society, NGOs, college students, enterprise group and sufferers of the HIV AIDS will take part within the consciousness stroll.
Coordinator Sindh AIDS Management Program Dr Sikandar Iqbal stated the stroll can be held with purpose to create consciousness usually public
An estimated one hundred thirty 000 HIV AIDS contaminated individuals are dwelling in Pakistan out of which fifty six 000 are in Sindh province The SACP had registered 12 979 instances throughout the province since 1995 out of which 12 740 have been HIV constructive and 239 have been AIDS sufferers.
The key excessive danger teams of HIV AIDS prevalence are embrace lengthy distance truck drivers, feminine intercourse staff, transgender, drug customers, jail inmates, youngsters born to contaminated father or mother, road youngsters and victims of unsafe medical procedures.
In the meantime, Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif stated that World AIDS Day is noticed to boost consciousness among the many public about prevention from AIDS in order that they might stay protected from this illness and reside a greater and wholesome life.
In his message on World AIDS Day, the Chief Minister confused the necessity for an efficient consciousness marketing campaign to sensitize the individuals about security from this illness.
Adoption of precautionary measures have been important to stay protected from this deadly illness, he stated and added that constructive attitudes ought to be adopted for dwelling a wholesome life and all attainable precautionary measures ought to be adopted as a result of it was the easiest way to stay protected from this deadly illness.
Sustained efforts have been wanted to teach the individuals about AIDS, he added.
The chief minister stated that efficient measures had been adopted for prevention from AIDS and the Punjab authorities had offered the power of free medicines and tests to the sufferers underneath the AIDS Management Programme.
Together with it, blood screening had been made obligatory to make sure protected blood transfusion within the province, he added.
He stated: “as we speak, we should always reiterate our dedication that an organized consciousness marketing campaign might be launched to conscious the individuals concerning the precautionary measures wanted for saving them from this illnesses.
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