HIV drug receives marketing nod

GlaxoSmithKline has announced today that the European Commission has granted Marketing Authorisation for Dovato (dolutegravir/lamivudine) for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in adults and adolescents above 12 years of age. ViiV Healthcare,... Read more »

All provinces must follow Sindh’s lead in fighting HIV: Bilawal

Web Desk On Jun 14, 2019 Last updated Jun 14, 2019 KARACHI: Lauding the PPP-led Sindh government’s decision to earmark a Rs1 billion fund for the welfare of HIV affected patients, party... Read more »

HIV endemic in Larkana resulted in closure of 820 fake clinics in Sindh

KARACHI: Healthcare ministers of the federation and province sat together today, Friday to discuss the endemic of HIV in Sindh, WHO-Pakistan officials also present during the meeting, ARY News reported. State Minister... Read more »

HIV outbreak sparks panic in Larkana

LARKANA: Parents nervously watch as their children wait to be tested for HIV in a village in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have been allegedly infected by a doctor using a... Read more »

HIV endemic in Larkana, 410 children affected

Web Desk On May 15, 2019 Last updated May 15, 2019 LARKANA: HIV screening processes enter their 17th day in District Hospital, Rato Dero. 507 people have been diagnosed with the deadly... Read more »

Nine more HIV cases reported in Shikarpur

SHIKARPUR: Nine more people were tested as HIV-positive in Shikarpur, taking the number of the cases in the district to 22 ARY News reported on Friday. According to details, a total of... Read more »

Steps being taken to probe outbreak of AIDs in Larkana: Dr Zafar

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health Dr. Zafar Mirza said steps are being taken to probe the outbreak of AIDs in Larkana district of Sindh, Radio Pakistan reported. Taking notice of... Read more »

Larkana HIV AIDS spread: Dr Muzaffar’s remand extended

LARKANA: The court on Friday extended remand of Dr Muzaffar Ghanghro, who was responsible for immunodeficiency virus (HIV) AIDS spread in Larkana’s area of Ratodero, for three more days. Dr Muzaffar was... Read more »

HIV cases jump to 64 in Ratodero

RATODERO: The number of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) patients in Ratodero, Larkana, has jumped to 64, ARY News reported on Wednesday. As per details, more eight patients were... Read more »

HIV drug wins European panel thumbs-up

 GlaxoSmithKline’s two-drug treatment for HIV infections won marketing approval from a European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel on Friday, after the British drugmaker received a nod from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration... Read more »