While officiating the World Aids Day commemoration at Kigamba Primary School in Kalangala District, the president in his remarks encouraged Ugandans to test for their HIV status. “If you’re infected, you should start on medication and avoid spreading the disease” the president said.
The president blamed Weakness in sensitization for the continuous spread of HIV. ” Uganda Aids Commission should use religious, cultural & financial avenues to stem this rise”, the president said.
The president advised the youth to avoid reckless lifestyles like alcoholism and drug abuse that lead to catching HIV. “Most new infections are because of this”, the president said.