Dr Mushtaq urges for awareness against the disease;
Srinagar, 01 December: Directorate of Health Services Kashmir today celebrated World AIDS Day which is observed every year on December 1 in all the hospitals across Kashmir.
A spokesperson of the Directorate of Health Services said that the World AIDS Day celebrations were held across hospitals where people were given awareness and were reminded of that HIV has not gone away. During the programs, comprehensive health education was given regarding disease and measures to prevent it.
Meanwhile the spokesperson said that, this year the theme of the day is “End Inequalities, End AIDS”, highlighting the fact that as much as the virus itself, the social stigma attached with also affects people.