A meeting of the District AIDS Council was held on October 21, 2020 at the CEO office District Health Authority Jhang. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Mehboob Qureshi, Chief Executive Officer, District Health Authority. Other participants of the meeting included officials from Social Welfare department, District Jail, Health Department and Nai Zindagi.
The CEO DHA was briefed about the activities of Nai Zindagi in the district since March, 2014. The Chair of the meeting was of the opinion that an ART center should be established in the district for the convenience of HIV patients. He said that ARVs must be provided to HIV positive prisoners in District Jail and free baseline tests and medical treatment services should be provided to HIV patients. Mr. Qureshi also agreed to provide incineration services for solid waste disposal in the district. Furthermore, the participants appreciated the efforts of Nai Zindagi in Jhang.