The Punjab Aids Control Program (PACP) has started training of healthcare providers on HIV/AIDS case detection, treatment and counselling across the province.
The training sessions are being organised for professional staff providing healthcare services at district and tehsil level.
They include Medical Superintendents, Surgical Specialists, Pediatricians, Pathologists, Gynecologists and nursing staff.
Technical sessions covered the areas like Overview of HIV infection, epidemiology of HIV, transmission dynamics, transmission from mother to children, post-exposure profile access and referral mechanism.
Source: The Nation
Byline: Staff Reporter
December 23, 2016