1st of December 2016, World AIDS day. Theme of the year was “HANDS UP FOR HIV PREVENTION”
The day was earmarked globally to commemorate World AIDS Day, as we stand in solidarity with the 78 million people who have become infected with HIV and remember the 35 million who have died from AIDS-related illnesses since the first cases of HIV were reported.
To commemorate the day a sensitization tour was planned. first the CDS group assembled at St. John’s Catholic Hospital Kabba, there students of the Anti-Hiv clubs from Saint Augustine’s college and Local government comprehensive school Kabba joined the group.
From there the group comprising of the Anti-Hiv CDS group, the students and doctors walked to the Kabba Market while also creating awareness on HIV and AIDS.
Free HIV test was conducted at the market while doctors from the hospital gave counselling to the participants at the Market.
Olisamaka paul chinemerem
Coordinator ANTI- HIV CDS GROUP