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HIV training sessions on across Punjab

The Punjab Aids Control Program (PACP) has started training of healthcare providers on HIV/AIDS case detection, treatment and counselling across the province.

 Yesterday, the PACP conducted trainings of technical staff at District Headquarter Gujranwala engaging healthcare providers from Gujranwala districts. A day earlier, similar training was conducted at District Headquarter Kasur in the day.

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

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