Lahore, January 04, 2017 (PPI-OT):The Punjab Aids Control Program (PACP) organized training of healthcare providers on HIV/AIDS, treatment and counselling at the Punjab Institute of Cardiology at the Old Auditorium of the PIC here on Wednesday. The training was attended by Doctors, Staff Nurses and Paramedics from the PIC. The training covered areas of counselling and medication in case, accidental pricks, Post Exposure Prophalyxis, precautions in lab, accidental pricks, epidemiology of HIV and treatment.
Ms. Faiza Nayyer, counselling expert from Punjab Aids Control Program, led the session. Dr. Bilal Mohayuddin and Dr. Tahir Naveed expressed gratitude for Punjab Aids Control Program for arranging the trainings for PIC staff emphasizing the need for trainings for clinical staff. Also, the PACP is organizing training at district level for Medical Superintendents, Surgical Specialists, Pediatricians, Pathologists, Gynecologists and nursing staff across the province and in December trainings were organized at Gujranwala and Kasur.
For more information, contact:
Directorate General Public Relations, Punjab (DGPR)
Government of the Punjab
21-Mahmood Gaznavi Road (Abbot Road), Lahore, Pakistan