10,000 undergo voluntary HIV testing

Over 10,000 people across the country tested for HIV/AIDS and 100,000 condoms were distributed during the “Police Medical Services” week which ended yesterday.

Over 10,000 people across the country tested for HIV/AIDS and 100,000 condoms were distributed during the “Police Medical Services” week which ended yesterday.

Speaking to The New Times, Police Spokesperson, Supt. Eric Kayiranga, revealed that 326 people also donated blood.

This is the seventh week since the Force kicked off various activities last month to mark its 10th anniversary.

Other activities included malaria prevention, promotion of maternal and child health and fighting against Gender Based Violence. 43,900 mosquito nets given out to both civilians and police families countrywide.

“A lot of positive results were realized and this was because of the partnership with the community,” Kayiranga observed.

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