Kashmir Indepth

DH B’pora observes World AIDS Day

Srinagar, Dec 01 (KINS): The Department of Health, Bandipora in collaboration with the District Administration today organized a function to observe World Aids Day themed “Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Resilience and Impact”.
Addressing the gathering, the District Development Commissioner (DDC) Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmad stressed for creating mass awareness regarding HIV/ AIDS and removing the social stigma attached to it.
He called for an increased response and coordinated efforts to move towards ending the HIV epidemic adding that people’s cooperation is essential to beat the colliding epidemics of HIV and COVID-19.
Dr Owais Ahmad on the occasion hailed the efforts of Doctor and healthcare workers for management of COVID-19 Pandemic and impressed upon them to work with more dedication for the third wave of Covid-19 pandemic.
He also directed the concerned to update the District Task Force for Adverse Event Following Immunization (AEFI) and ensure that all district level officers, line departments and associated people are given information and counseling about AEFI.
The DDC felicitated several workers for their exemplary works during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Highlighting the importance of the day, the Chief Medical Officer Bandipora said that the day is celebrated worldwide to renew efforts to save the lives of patients suffering from dreaded HIV/ AIDS disease.
He said the day reminds us of our duties towards the AIDS patients and we have to adopt a sympathetic and humane approach towards such patients and encourage them to lead a normal life.
Later, DDC participated in a workshop organized by World Health Organisation (WHO) in collaboration with Dy.CMO office Bandipora regarding Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP) and Adverse Event Following Immunization (AEFI). The DDC said everyone should be aware about immunization, and awareness is the key factor in this regard.
CMO Bandipora Dr, Bashir Ahmad Dy. CMO Bandipora Dr. Parvaiza, SMO WHO unit Srinagar Dr. Asik were also present in the workshop.
The program among others was attended by Doctors, Paramedics and other staff of the department wherein experts delivered lectures regarding consequences, prevention and control of AIDS.(KINS)

Prepare for the greatest experience after eating a nutritious breakfast. You will travel over some of the highest passes in the world on your adventure, and you will be greeted by ever-changing vistas of the desolate landscape. Stop at the café on Khardung-La Pass, the highest all-season motorable road in the world, and take in the scenery; you'll feel as though you're on top of the world. Upon leaving Khardung-la, the terrain changes to a white sand desert as you approach the Nubra Valley, which is home to the Nubra Sand Dunes. Visit the Diskit Monastery, the oldest and biggest monastery in Ladakh, which also contains a sizable Buddha statue, if time permits.

Related posts

174,618 electorate to decide fate of four candidates in Ladakh PC on May 6

Kashmir Indepth

COVID-19: Advisor Khan reviews working of health, essential services in Udhampur

Kashmir Indepth

Advisor Baseer Khan meets deputations, individuals

Ankit Sharma

People can meet Advisor Khan at his office chambers

Kashmir Indepth


Kashmir Indepth

COVID19: 10 hotspots in India; no, Kashmir is NOT one of them

Kashmir Indepth

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

Privacy & Cookies Policy