Monday, December 5

Tag: HIV-infected

HIV-infected boy dies in Ratodero as cases continue to rise

LARKANA:A four-year-old boy, Ghulamullah, son of Muhammad Ibrahim Marfani, died of HIV in Ratodero on Saturday.   He was residing near the waterlogging drain of Nadir Shah Muhalla. His father told Neesmen that his son's viral disease was detected one and half years ago and local doctors referred him to Children Hospital and HIV/AIDS Treatment Centre in Larkana for treatment, where doctors only registered him and gave a few syrups for fever and cough and then asked to leave.   He questioned: "If treatment centres have been established then why HIV affected children are dying? Why their viral load is increasing and why CD-4 count is decreasing? He said the National AIDS Control Program and Sindh's Health Department should investigate this issue forthwith and save childr...