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First HIV diagnostic centre opens in Parwan

A first ever HIV diagnostic center was inaugurated Charikar capital city of northern Parwan province on Wednesday, according to officials.

According to a statement, Parwan Governor General Fazeludin Ayar termed establishing of the HIV diagnostic a key step toward identifying drug abuser and diagnoses of communicable diseases among them in the province.

While insisting over improvement of healthcare in the province, he asked elders and Ulema to preach regarding risk of narcotics in order to protect youth from this killer phenomenon.

Meanwhile Parwan provincial health director Dr. Khalil Musadiq said that this center was established to avoid spreading of HIV and hepatitis to addicted people and reduce mortality among drug user in the province.

This center was established to address addicted people health problems, he added.

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