Rs600mn earmarked to regulate HIV in Sindh: CM Murad  

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Thursday introduced to allocate Rs600mn to regulate HIV virus within the province, Radio Pakistan reported.

Speaking to a delegation of US group Gilead Sciences led by its Vice President Clifford Samuel in Karachi right this moment, CM Murad stated, “The provincial authorities has additionally established endowment fund of 1 billion rupees for rehabilitation of HIV affected folks.”

He stated over 32,00zero folks had been screened, out of whom greater than 900, together with over 700 kids, had been detected HIV optimistic.

The chief minister stated a brand new pediatrics remedy heart had been established at Youngsters Hospital Larkana and one other related heart was being arrange at Taluka Heaqquarter hospital Ratodeto.

Learn Extra: Excessive-level assembly summoned to debate HIV, AIDS outspread in Sindh

Earlier on July 8, the federal authorities had summoned a high-level assembly on July 9  to debate particular measures to cease HIV/AIDS outspread in Sindh.

Sources had instructed ARY Information that the federal authorities had determined to take worldwide organisations into confidence over rising instances of HIV AIDS in Ratodero taluka of Sindh province.

Sources aware of the Ministry of Well being had stated {that a} high-level assembly was summoned on Tuesday  underneath the chair of Particular Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Well being Dr Zafar Mirza.

 

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