AIDS-related deaths of children in Larkana district: Act now or regret later.

Authors

  • Nitik Sharma 3rd Year MBBS Student, Dow Medical College, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Arsalan Hyder 3rd Year MBBS Student, Dow Medical College, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Sikander Ali 3rd Year MBBS Student, Dow Medical College, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.013846

Abstract

The district Larkana has faced multiple outbreaks in the past decade. AIDS-related deaths of children in the Larkana district since the 2019 outbreak of HIV has increased with the potential to rise even more in the future. This article discusses the stigma associated with HIV in rural areas of Sindh Province and emphasizes ways to promptly deal with these situation.

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Published

2021-11-29

How to Cite

Nitik Sharma, Arsalan Hyder, & Sikander Ali. (2021). AIDS-related deaths of children in Larkana district: Act now or regret later. Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 71(11), 2694–2694. https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.013846

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Letter to the Editor