HIV infected people should get balanced diet: Shrestha

Kailali (Pahichan) August 31 – Sarita Shrestha of National HIV and AIDS Federation has said that there is a need of regular nutrition and balanced diet for HIV infected people.  Speaking at a program at Dhangadi organized by Blue Diamond Society Chapter, Shrestha said HIV infected people should do regular exercises and regular test.

According to her, mainly children and third gender are in vulnerable position and there should not be discrimination to this community. She said that society should be more open and transparent about this community.

“Members of this community are facing a lot of problems and hurdles due to the lack of knowledge about this community, they are conducting risky sexual behavior,” Shrestha said.

She said that non-governmental organizations, human rights activist, journalist, representative of political parties and civil society has a big role to play to bring about a change in society about this community.