World AIDS day observed in Baramulla jail

Baramulla, Dec 1: World Aids Day was observed in district jail premises here in north Kashmir on Saturday, an official spokesman said.
 He said the day was observed on the instructions of DG Prisons Naveen Aggarwal. “The District Health Authority Baramulla and J&K Voluntary Health Association under Axshya Project for TB Care and Control in collaboration with District Jail Baramulla, organized a seminar on the occasion,” he added.
 Dr Muhammad Younis, Chief Medical Officer, Baramulla was the Chief Guest on the occasion. The program was attended by Dr. Bashir Ahmad Medical Superintendent, District Hospital Baramulla, Dr. Javid Iqbal DTO Baramulla, Harish Kotwal Superintendent Jail Baramulla, Dr Asif BMO, Tangmarg, Dr. Abdul Ahad Physician, Dr M Y Yatoo MO DTC Sopore, Dr Asif MO Jail, Balbir Singh District Coordinator Axshya Project and all inmates of District jail along with the jail staff, the spokesman said. 
 In the program, he said, the resource persons delivered lectures on the topics of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and relationship between HIV/AIDS and TB. The resource persons highlighted the importance of the day and provided necessary information to all the participants about the causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention of the two diseases.

Lastupdate on : Sat, 1 Dec 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 1 Dec 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sun, 2 Dec 2012 00:00:00 IST

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