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Pakistan Seeks WHO Help In Ratodero HIV Crisis

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has sought the cooperation of the World Health Organization (WHO) in the ongoing HIV crisis in Ratodero, Sindh.

According to sources, Special Assistant to Prime Minister for National Health Dr Zafar Mirza has written a letter to the WHO and requested for immediately sending a team of experts to Pakistan.

Prime Minister’s aide has requested the WHO to send the experts’ team to visit the areas affected by the HIV epidemic.

Pakistan has also requested the world health body to provide diagnostic kits for HIV Aids.

The prime minister’s aide in his letter asked the WHO to immediately provide 50,000 HIV diagnostic kits for the crisis areas adding that the HIV cases have reached to epidemic level in Larkana district.