Nutrition scheme for HIV-positive children launched in Himachal Pradesh

The newly appointed Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Jai Ram Thakur launched a vitamin scheme for HIV-positive kids within the state. The CM introduced the scheme in AIDS consciousness occasion organized by HP State AIDS Management Society on the event of Nationwide Youth Day.

The purpose of the scheme is to offer vitamin complement and to spice up the immunity to 400 HIV contaminated youth within the state. The scheme is relevant to folks lower than 18 years of age who’ve been detected with HIV. The state authorities will even assist these kids with different means potential.

HIV checks are obligatory for anticipating moms in Himachal.

The CM additionally introduced that the HIV checks are made obligatory for every of the anticipating moms within the states. With the obligatory checks the HIV will be detected early and required steps will be taken to be sure that the HIV adverts just isn’t handed on to child by the moms.

The CM is anxious concerning the rising variety of aids sufferers within the state and wish to create consciousness campaigns within the rural and distant areas. At current Himachal Pradesh has round 5,700 AIDS sufferers.

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