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Worlds AIDS day Huye : Youth in hurry to receive condoms (Video)

December-02
12:14 PM 2016

December first is an annual World AIDS day. Huye youth in southern province of Rwanda celebrated the day with drama performance, free access to condoms as well as dance and music performance.

Youth were urged to fight and prevent from HIV AID and advised that key success prevention is from within. Vice Mayor in charge of social Affairs of Huye District Madam Christine revealed that the main person to prevent from HIV is oneself and it has to come from within.

It was the day to access free service from AIDS Healthcare Foundation AHF Rwanda such as free HIV Testing and condoms delivery to people in Huye. Huye Youth were happily receiving condoms in mass. Testing was fast to receive the answer within five minute later. Etienne Hakizimana in charge of HIV Prevention at AHF Rwanda mentioned that In Huye, 306 people were tested and 6 are positive . The entire first day of the month of December 2016, AHF Rwanda tested 901 among with 27 tested positive. The total number of tested people is 5531 and 133 are positive. Free Condoms around 198000 were delivered to people .

Rwanda like other countries in the world participated in world AIDS day of 2016, which was a call to action from everyone ,themed as “Get up all against HIV/AIDS-Still there” and it focused on community mobilisation and involvement in HIV prevention and treatment to end AIDS.

World AIDS day of 2016 video in Huye District

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