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27 SHS students test positive for HIV in Kwabre East

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27 SHS students test positive for HIV in Kwabre East

As per the latest data unveiled by the Ghana Health Service, somewhere around 27 (27) Senior High School (SHS) students in the Kwabre East Municipality of the Ashanti Region have contracted HIV/AIDS (GHS)

Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) are on the ascent, as indicated by Municipal Health Director Mrs Elsie Kissi-Appiah, who encouraged occupants to be mindful and avoid potential risk.

At a neighborhood show, the Ministry of Local Government and Decentralization and Rural Development facilitated, she made the declaration.

‘It is miserable to illuminate you that 27 SHS understudies have contracted HIV/AIDS because of unprotected sex and numerous sex accomplices. Adolescent pregnancy is likewise on the increment’

Collins Ntim, the appointee serve for nearby government, regretted the situation and asked all gatherings to bring down their defenses.

‘The public authority is likewise keen on giving free antiretroviral medications and one can go for them, ‘, the Minister said.

The National STIs and HIV/AIDS Control’s Program Manager, Dr. Stephen Ayisi Addo, as of late uncovered that 23,495 people tried positive for HIV in the primary portion of this current year.

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