Himalayan Hospital raises awareness on World AIDS Day

Thursday, 02 December 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

The Himalayan Hospital organised an awareness programme on World AIDS Day on Wednesday. Those coming to the OPD on the occasion were informed about the causes of AIDS, symptoms, precautions and treatment. Misconceptions about the disease were also dispelled on the occasion. 

The dermatology department head Dr YS Bisht informed the people that the HIV virus which causes AIDS weakens the body’s immune system. He also informed about the different ways in which one can get infected. The other doctors informed about the various symptoms of AIDS and suggested that those experiencing these should immediately visit their nearest health centre for a screening. The Swami Rama Himalayan University also held an awareness programme at the Doiwala community health centre on the occasion. 

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