KARACHI: Amid worsening health situation in Sindh province, Pakistan Tehrek-e-Insaf (PTI) Khurram Sher Zaman has demanded resignation of the province’s Health Minister Azra Fazal Pechuho.
In his tweet, the PTI leader said, Quacks, illegal blood banks, unavailability of doctors, medicines, rise of diseases like HIV/AIDS, gripped Sindh province.
While being in opposition, the PTI demands immediate resignation of the health minister for failing to control over the worsening situation, he continued in his tweet.
It may be recalled that, the number of the HIV affectees in Rato Dero has climbed to 119.
The new affectees include 21 children and one woman, said Medical Superintendent (MS)Rato Dero Hospital. Screening of 657 more people was carried out at two new places, he said.
Samples of the AIDS cases were sent to Jacobabad laboratory for testing.
The Sindh AIDS Control Programme had sent the report to the federal government.