War against HIV/Aids 'rages on relentlessly', says Cogta Minister Zweli Mkhize

CATEGORY: HIV/AIDS, STIs and TB
DATE: 1 December 2018
AUTHOR: IOL News

Umzimkhulu - Despite South Africa's successful antiretroviral treatment (ART) programme with about 4.2 million people on treatment and a successful prevention programme of mother-to-child-transmission of HIV, "the war against HIV and Aids still rages on relentlessly", Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Zweli Mkhize said on Saturday.

Mkhize celebrated the 30th World Aids Day commemoration at Umzimkhulu on the KwaZulu-Natal lower south coast, where he urged the people of the province and leaders from all sectors to double their efforts in the fight against HIV and Aids, the ministry said in a statement.

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