‘’People Living With HIV To Be Given Wrist Bands For Identity’’ – Health Minister Reveals

South Africa Minister of Health, Aaron Motsoaledi has revealed in an exclusive interview with SABC that the ministry is working hand in hand with a non-governmental agency in Ukraine who is ready to provide a form of identity for people living with HIV.

According to the minister, the call for this exercise is as a result of the rate of the spread of the virus in the country.‘’Since our lovely people have refused to use condoms and as a result contracting the virus, hence in order to prevent massive spread, the ministry and parliament have agreed on an identification measures for people living with HIV in the form of wrist bands’’ the minister said.

‘’I am pleading with all people living with the virus to avail themselves when the exercise begins so as to get the best programme ever’’ he said

The exercise is said to begin on 18th September, 2016.


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