56 new guides patients identified in Khulna division in a year

Fifty-six new guides patients were identified in the division between November 2018 and October 2019.

The patients incorporate 26 men, 24 ladies and six youngsters. This year, 12 Aids patients kicked the bucket – eight of them were ladies.

As indicated by Strengthening of HIV Services Project of Khulna Medical College Hospital (KMCH) said 67 guides patients were recognized in Khulna division a year ago.

Right now, 250 patients are getting free treatment at Anti-viral Therapy Center (ART) of KMCH. Of them, 86 individuals are the inhabitants of Khulna region.

Sixty-two of the patients are from Jashore, 34 from Satkhira, 25 from Narail, 12 from Bagerhat, 10 from Jhenaidah, four from Magura, three from Chuadanga, six from Gopalganj, four from Faridpur, three from Pirojpur and a transgender individual from Borguna.

The main HIV understanding was distinguished in Bangladesh in 1989, and from that point forward the number has been on the ascent. Among 1989 and a year ago, 6,455 individuals were contaminated with HIV infection. Of them, 1,072 kicked the bucket.

Dr ATM Manjur Morshed, KMCH Director and Director of the Project, said the best way to forestall the infection is bringing issues to light.

“On the off chance that we can identify HIV in the blood of a pregnant lady, it’s conceivable to spare the kid in the belly from through treatment,” he said.

37.9 million individuals living with HIV/AIDS worldwide in 2018, as per WHO. A year ago, 770,000 individuals kicked the bucket of HIV-related ailments.

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