Nine people found infected from HIV positive

Kaski (Pahichan) January 25 – Blood test of 1141 people was conducted in Pokhara, out of them 9 were found infected by HIV Positive. Gay male and transgender women participated in blood test.

The blood test was conducted for 16 months which began in 2016, according to Naulo Bihani Pokhara Program Coordinator Raju Thakali. There are various difficulties in conducting blood test. First, people refuse for blood test.

Second, they fear of HIV AIDS if blood test is conducted among others, according to him. The organization is conducting various training and awareness campaign with a purpose of