North Kivu: roughly 2,315 new HIV infections recorded within the first half of 2022

North Kivu: roughly 2,315 new HIV infections recorded within the first half of 2022

The PNMLS claims to have recognized roughly 2,315 new HIV/AIDS infections within the first half of the present 12 months in North Kivu; whereas final 12 months on the identical interval, the figures have been 1698 new infections. This multisectoral program to combat towards AIDS deplores this enhance in contamination.

The provincial govt secretary of the PNMLS in North Kivu, Aubin Mongili delivered these figures, Wednesday, September 14, on the finish of an trade with the provincial governor, Common Fixed Ndima.

Aubin Mongili attributes this resurgence of HIV/AIDS circumstances to a number of elements, together with the insecurity and irresponsibility of sure people.

These new circumstances are along with the 21,300 outdated circumstances already positioned, on the finish of 2021, on anti-retroviral (ARV) therapy.

Based on the PNMLS in North Kivu, roughly 138 individuals have died of HIV/AIDS since final January on this province.

For its provincial govt secretary, HIV/AIDS stays a well being emergency in North Kivu, similar to COVID-19 or Ebola.

Aubin Mongili believes that efforts have to be made to fight it:

“Abandoning HIV and prioritizing new epidemics is doing the flawed factor. As a result of HIV is just not on technical depart, it’s evolving and killing. We inform those who ARVs can be found on the degree of care constructions, it is free”.

From time to time, he inspired the inhabitants of North Kivu to get examined for HIV/AIDS freed from cost and to guard themselves within the occasion of any sexual activity to keep away from contamination.

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