Mabuza to address World Aids Day event in Soweto

File: Deputy President David Mabuza.


JOHANNESBURG - Deputy President, David Mabuza will deliver the keynote address at a World Aids Day commemoration event in Soweto.

Mabuza will deliver the address in his capacity as chairperson of the South African National Aids Council (SANAC).

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South Africans have been urged to make the right health choices.

The country has the biggest HIV epidemic in the world, with approximately seven-million people living with the virus and accounts for a third of all new HIV infections in Southern Africa.

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With coronavirus gripping the world, the fight against other illnesses and disease have taken a back seat.

The year's also proved challenging for many who needed chronic medication.


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