A meeting of the District AIDS Council was held on June 29, 2021 at the CEO office, District Health Authority, Bahawalnagar. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Asfand Yar, Chief Executive Officer, District Health Authority. Other participants of the meeting included officials from Social Welfare department, District Jail, Police Department, District HIV/AID Program, Health Department and Nai Zindagi.
Provincial Coordinator, Nai Zindagi briefed the participants about Nai Zindagi’s activities in the district and explained the role of detox, ART center and client registration process. The chair of the meeting was of the opinion that NZ team should have a HIV testing campaign in District Jail Bahawalnagar on monthly basis. The CEO approved the issuance of 300 HIV testing kits to district jail Bahawalnagar for testing of prisoners. Data of PWIDs in the district was also shared with the participants. The attendies appreciated the efforts of Nai Zindagi in the district.