Prevention still priority in HIV fight

HIV prevention strategies should address behavioural and structural factors, in order to positively impact young people, National AIDS Coordinating Agency director, Grace Muzila said yesterday.

Addressing a United Nations Eastern and Southern Africa HIV/AIDS Network meeting, Muzila said prioritising prevention especially among young people should be central in fighting the scourge as it threatened the existence of family foundations.

“The HIV/AIDS epidemic is not only threatening the physical health and survival of millions of children across the globe but it is also destroying their families and depriving them parental love, care and protection,” she said.

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