Dr. Yasmeen Rashid orders HIV screening of inmates in Punjab  

LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Well being Dr. Yasmin Rashid on Wednesday directed to conduct HIV screening exams of each prisoner in all of the 41 prisons in Punjab, ARY Information reported.  

Chairing a high-level assembly in reference to eradication of HIV, AIDS, Dr. Yasmeen Rashid stated that rehabilitation facilities ought to be established in all prisons of the province.

In a press release issued from Directorate Common Public Relations Punjab, she stated, “Prisoners with having HIV AIDS and TB should be facilitated in separate barracks.” The minister additional stated that providers of psychologists had been crucial for the sufferers of HIV AIDS and hepatitis.

On the event, Dr. Yasmeen stated that strict motion in opposition to quacks should be ensured in all districts and added that she would recommend taskforce on drug dependancy.

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The minister additional stated that complete consciousness marketing campaign can be launched in all academic establishments.

She stated that registered HIV sufferers had the free facility of medicines and remedy and added that Punjab AIDS management program was working 18 remedy centres within the province.

The minister additional stated that well being division Punjab was arranging consciousness walks, dramas, posters competitions in academic establishments and coaching of well being professionals and added that barbers and sweetness parlours had been being registered from everywhere in the province.



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