Uganda’s President pushes for HIV awareness

Uganda’s President pushes for HIV awareness
Uganda’s President pushes for HIV awareness

Uganda’s President pushes for HIV awareness

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Last Friday the president of Uganda got tested publicly for HIV. The move was meant to encourage millions of untested people to check their status. Uganda was once a leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS, but the country has seen an increase in HIV rates in the last few years. Stephen Lewis, co-director of AIDS-Free World and former UN Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa, explains why. (Photo: Associated Press/A.P.)