May 14, 2022

Private sector support sought as way forward for TB-HIV control

Islamabad: The rising number of TB and HIV cases in Pakistan warrants stronger collaboration with the private healthcare sector, which is the first point of contact for the majority of the population. Although a lot of work has been done to upscale collaborative TB/HIV activities, the overall coverage of services remains low, making it essential to proactively engage the private sector in efforts to tackle TB-HIV co-infection.Views to this effect echoed on the first day of an international...