More Than 13 Million In South Africa Have Tested For HIV

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BuaNews have reported “At the time of the launching of counseling facilities in South Africa more than 13 million people there have tested for their HIV.”

Not only that among 13 million near about 65 percent were the female and 30 percents were adult male and 5 percent were children.

Since the time of launched by the President Jacob Zuma the main aim of this HIV Counseling and Testing or HIT is to promote this testing and encouraging people for knowing about their status of HIV in order to screen for tuberculosis.

Nine providers were engaged their, to fulfill the aim of this HIV test, among those Gauteng is that place where top most 3 million of people have tested for their HIV.

With the sequence to the fact Simon Zwane, the honorable speaker of this department, stated “In an addition to HIV more than 837,020 people were screened for their tuberculosis, while 93,678 were tested for cervical cancer followed by 36,434 for diabetes and 63,338 for high blood pressure.”

Here is not over in order to increase the number of people for knowing their current health status the department has now made up their mind to extend their campaign to the shopping malls.

But, the most interesting thing is in this purpose they also have made mobile van services in order to go out to rural areas and gatherings, where medical facilities have not reached yet.