Trump reaffirms commitment to end HIV/AIDS in 10 years

Ms Serah Muthoni Mwangi

Trump reaffirms commitment to end HIV/AIDS in 10 years

Since 1988, December 1st has been observed as World Aids Day.

Speaking at the Gusii Stadium during the marking of this year's World Aids Day yesterday, Mrs Kenyatta said efforts to eliminate HIV/Aids was central in the government's target for universal health coverage. The most HIV-infected people live in bigger towns, the majority of which are in Bratislava region, SITA reported, citing the statistics of the Public Health Authority (ÚVZ).

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta lays a foundation of Mother and Child Centre at Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital during the commemoration of World Aids Day yesterday. Reducing that stigma allows people to come in and seek treatment.

Cambodia is a shining example of making a difference in Asia, where the Cambodian government and donors work hand in hand with communities of people living with or affected by HIV to implement evidence-based HIV services. Open to anyone, the clinic provides life-long care and service to people living with HIV or Hepatitis C.

"This is why we are not winning this war, teenagers are among the highest dying in Kenya, the reason is you are not taking your medication", Waithera says, talking to the teenagers. -HIV/STD Resource and Treatment Center encourages anyone who has had unprotected sex and or shared needles for injection drug use to get tested. In addition, effective HIV prevention methods are now available.

People living with HIV can not transmit the virus to others if they stay on treatment and the HIV virus is undetectable.

One of the aims of Sperm Positive is to reduce stigma for people who are HIV positive.

Deputy President Mabuza was joined by amongst others, the new Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS, Ms Winnie Byanyima, cabinet Ministers, the Premier of the North West Province, Prof Job Mokgoro and members of the executive council, representatives of business and civil society organisations.

In Somalia, a group of youth brought together by a June 2019 Training Youth Readers and University clubs on HIV/AIDS and FGM program funded by the UN Populations Fund (UNFPA) met to educate people on the epidemic.

In many countries, significant progress had been made in controlling HIV infections, however, gender inequality and denial of human rights were leaving many people behind, she said and condemned those acts.

"Over the period from January to October, more than 13,000 cases of HIV-infection were registered in Ukraine".

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