GHANA AIDS COMMISSION IN COLLABORATION WITH MINISTRY OF HEALTH LAUNCHES WORLD AIDS DAY

Ghana AIDS Commission in collaboration with Ministry of Health launches World AIDS Day  to inspire global solidarity for persons infected with HIV/AIDS.

The global theme for the occasion is “Know Your Status” but Ghana has however selected the sub-theme: “Test, Treat to Suppress and Stop New HIV Infections.”

Speaking at the launch, Acting Director General of Ghana AIDS Commissio(GAC), Mr Kyeremeh Atuahene said today launching is the  activities related to sensitise the public about HIV and encourage Ghanaians to adopt preventive habits or live positively if already infected.

World AIDS Day is a day set aside by UNAIDS to inspire global solidarity for persons infected with and affected by HIV as well as commemorate those who have lost their lives to the epidemic.

He continued that, AIDS Commission, HIV testing is an essential step on  accessing HIV service.

According to him, even though HIV does not have a cure, there is treatment thanks to advancement in science, and in Ghana, medication for HIV treatment is free.

Source: communitywatchdoggh

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