World AIDS Day: Districts reach HIV positive people during lockdown

Dr Zweli Mkhize speaking at a World AIDS day event in Soweto

Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize speaking at a World AIDS Day event in Dobsonville, Soweto. (eNCA)

JOHANNESBURG - Despite COVID-19, many districts have achieved their goal of reaching people for their HIV and AIDS treatment.

This is according to Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize who was speaking at a World AIDS Day event in Dobsonville, Soweto.

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Mkhize says it has been difficult maintaining HIV programs this year.

Deputy President David Mabuza delivered the keynote address at the World Aids Day commemoration.

This year's theme is "We're in this together - Cheka Impilo", meaning check your health status.

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Mabuza is the chairperson of the South African National Aids Council.

Deputy President David Mabuza in Dobsonville delivering the keynote address for World AIDS Day. Courtesy #DStv403

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eNCA

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