UNAIDS, Ministry of Health commemorate World AIDS Day

Health Dec, 1 2022
UNAIDS, Ministry of Health commemorate World AIDS Day
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Karachi: Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination in collaboration with Common Management Unit for AIDS, TB and Malaria, UNAIDS, WHO, UNDP UNICEF, UNFPA, UNODC, APLHIV commemorated World AIDS Day 2022. 

This year theme ‘Equalise’”, slogan is call to action to increase availability, quality of services for HIV treatment, testing and prevention. Equalise calls for communities to make use of and adapt message to highlight particular inequalities they face and to press for actions needed to address them. World AIDS Day Report 2022 was launched by Abdul Qadir Patel Minister health.

He said, “Government at both national and provincial level despite competing priorities and fiscal limitations and the support of partners like UNAIDS, UNDP, WHO, UNFPA, UNICEF and other stakeholders strived to provide HIV prevention and treatment services through high impact community-based HIV prevention programme. We are going to revise national and provincial AIDS Strategies, setting plan of action in light of global guidance” “There is need to initiate national prevention revolution, that includes all available options to stop transmission of HIV including protection commodities, immediate initiation of antiretroviral therapy and pre-exposure prophylaxis.  Mirza Nasir-ud-Din Mashhood Ahmad Special Secretary Health Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, Mustafa Jamal Kazi Joint Secretary and National Coordination for Coordination Management Unit, AIDS, TB and Malaria presenting HIV response in country highlighting “Government has allocated Rs 2,000 million to tackle AIDS, TB and Malaria and this shows commitment to prevent lives from HIV infections”.

Published in The Daily National Courier, December, 02 2022

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