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World commemorates Aids day

Date: Dec 1, 2017

Today, the 1st of December marks World Aids Day.

This day is meant to raise awareness and encourage the fight against the scourge of HIV/Aids in the world. UNAIDS together with the South African Minister of Health Dr. Aaron Motswaledi has launched a report in Cape Town, South Africa, the report looks at the latest estimates of the number of people living with HIV who have access to the life-saving antiretroviral therapy globally as well as in South Africa the country with the largest Aids epidemic in the world. 
In 2016 alone South Africa saw about 270-thousand new infections and almost 110-thousand AIDS related deaths. But HIV and AIDS is not just about numbers but is extremely personal.  To tell us about having the virus, here is Ntimbwe Mpamba Person the Longest person living with HIV in Africa, he has had HIV for 34 years..
--channelafrica--

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