Thursday, December 1, 2016

World Aids Day commerotated in NCD

The annual World AIDS Day’s was aimed at attracting attention towards the main idea and theme of the day, “ Hands up for HIV prevention - count me in”
People need to know that HIV will not suddenly disappear and that was the reason behind the march this morning in Port Moresby, organized by the Health Department and the National Aids Council Secretariat.
This was mentioned Dr Sibauk Bieb, who is also the public health manger with the National Health Department.
He said it is better to reflect back on our achievements and review our focus on the statuses of research and awareness on HIV AIDS and this should be done through a joint partnership by the private, civil society and the national organisations.
He said the Government is calling on partners to strengthen the responds to HIVAIDS in the country.
“Today the NDoH made a commitment to not only sustain their achievements but to do more to end the fight against HIV/AIDS” Dr Bieb said.
He stressed that cases are rising alongside curable diseases such as TB and this is a worry.