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Thu, 22 Nov 2018 14:43 - Updated Thu, 22 Nov 2018 14:43

Moxico: Over 400 undergo HIV/AIDS testing

Luena - At least 451 persons underwent VHI/AIDS voluntary testing from November 12 to the present date in Luena, eastern Moxico province.

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This was during a mega campaign carried out by the local Public Health and Great Endemics Department.

Speaking to Angop Thursday, the head of the local Public Health Department, Isabel Pezo Sonhi, said the campaign marks the World Day Against AIDS (1 December), whose central event happens in this region.

She said that the campaign, running until 31 November, enabled to detect 12 positive cases of the disease.

Other data from the local Department indicate that during the third quarter of this year the health sector in the province of Moxico diagnosed 621 new cases of HIV/AIDS, less 51.

The cases were diagnosed in municipal headquarters (Moxico), with 278, followed by Luau (214), Alto Zambeze (47), Bundas (46) and Cameia (19), having caused 30 deaths (+7).

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