A workshop on HIV/AIDS Prevention Care Support and Treatment under the Global Fund To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Project – Round was organized under the guidance of Dr. Sandhya Ghai ( Principal Coordinator) and Dr. Avinash Kaur Rana (Project coordinator) in National Institute of Nursing Education (NINE), at APC auditorium PGIMER Chandigarh in which Nursing Superintendents, Deputy Nursing Superintendent, Assistant Nursing Superintendents & Nursing Incharges from Government and Private Hospitals enthusiastically took part.
Prof. Meenu Singh( Deptt of paediatrics), Chief Guest of the workshop emphasized the need of orienting nurses regarding HIV/AIDS prevention and care. Dr. Vanita Gupta, PD, SACS highlighted the Scenario of HIV in Chandigarh city and Punjab and discussed about the facilities available for the PLHIVs. Important topics related to HIV/ AIDS –infection control Practices and PEP, NACP III and involvement of Nursing Superintendents were discussed by Dr. Ravinder Kaur, Research Fellow, COE and Ms. Poornima from Futures Group. Mr. Ajaitab Thomas from Indian Nursing Council presented the Project Updates. Vote of thanks was delivered by Mrs. Manpreet Kaur.