A farewell lunch was organized for Mr Marc Saba, Country Coordinator of UNAIDS, Pakistan at the ART Adhrence Unit. This was Mr Marc Saba’s fourth visit to the unit since its inception in January 2014. Mr Saba was welcomed by staff and approximately 100 clients on ARVs. Mr Saba emphasized the importance of the unit and the high quality of care being provided at this residential facility. This is the only initiative in Pakistan of its kind that supports people who inject drugs living with HIV in ensuring adherence to ARVs.
Mr Mamadou Sakho the new Country Country Coordinator of UNAIDS, Pakistan was also present at this occassion and expressed solidarity to the work carried out by Nai Zindagi in Pakistan and the Region.
Mr Asghar Satti of APLHIV and Mr Uzair Tariq of DUNE, were also present. Clients interacted with the guests and sought clarifications and commented on their experiences.