The meeting was chaired by Mr. Muhammad Ahmad Shahzad (Chief Executive Officer, District Health Authority Jhang) and co-chaired by Mr. Muhammad Ali Rizwan (Site Manager, Nai Zindagi Trust – CoPC+ Jhang). The participants of the District AIDS Council meeting are as follows:
Mr. Muhammad Ahmad Shahzad (CEO DHA Jhang)
Dr. Mubashir Ahmad Malik (Provincial Coordinator Punjab – DAC)
Mr. Muhammad Ali Rizwan (Site Manager, Nai Zindagi Trust – CoPC+ Jhang)
Mr. Iftikhar Noor (District Health Officer – Preventive Service, DHQ Jhang)
Dr. Wajahat Malik (Senior Medical Officer, District Jail Jhang)
Mr. Wajid Hussain (Sub Inspector, Security Branch, District Police Jhang)
Dr. Umar Wahid (Pathologist, DHQ Jhang)
Mr. Gohar Fayyaz (SDFS – Mercy Corps)
Mr. Khalid Farooq (Clinical Psychologist – ART Center for HIV Clinic Jhang)
Mr. Irtaza Hussain Shah (District TB Coordinator, Jhang)
Dr. Mubashir Ahmad Malik (Provincial Coordinator Punjab – DAC) opened the meeting, welcome all participants, and provide an overview of the meeting’s objectives. Mr. Dr. Mubashir Malik also provide a comprehensive update on the current HIV/AIDS situation in the district, including statistics, trends, and challenges.
Mr. Muhammad Ahmad Shahzad, CEO DHA Jhang, appreciated and concluded the DAC meeting by commending the collaboration between Punjab AIDS Control Program and Nai Zindagi Trust, providing essential services and HIV treatment to affected individuals. The meeting adjourned at 11:30 A.M. with a vote of thanks to and from the Chair.