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“I was surprised to see in the media many men including one from Ruhama County where I represent lining for circumcision with hope that it is an absolute cure unlike going for its advantage and other benefits like cleanliness among others,” said Janet Museveni.

Janet Museveni talks to HIV positive mothers from Lira regional hospital

She made the remarks recently during the launch of the campaign for elimination of mother-to-child HIV/AIDs transmission in the Northern region which took place at Lira Golf Course in Lira district.

This was organized by the Northern Uganda Health integration to enhance service project (NUHITES), a five year health USAID founded project together with the Ministry of Health.

State Minister for Primary Health Care, Hon. Sarah opendi

Janet further urged cultural and religious leaders to promote the campaign of elimination of mother-to-child HIV/AIDS transmission.

To see children born free of HIV / AIDS by 2015, cultural leaders and religious leaders who attended accepted to encourage testing for HIV/AIDS as they preach in churches.

Parents who are HIV positive in Lira but with Healthy children due to prevention of HIV/AIDS at birth meet the first lady from Lira hospital

However, they urged government to empower and unite with them as partners in the fight of the epidemic.

Earlier on in the week, the Speaker of Gulu district, Mr Douglas Okao Okello called upon fathers to support their pregnant wives during the antenatal care period to ensure healthy birth of their children.

The First Lady, Janet Museveni at one of the health stall from Lira

“Men have failed to accompany their wives for antenatal care in the hospital,” he lamented.

This was during the dissemination training of the elimination of mother-to-child HIV/AIDs transmission.

Children of Star Light Nursery and Primary School led by Irene Abua Naome cry out before Janet that children are in danger with HIV AIDS

He challenged the district leaders to be the agents of change by accompanying their pregnant spouses to the hospital so that the mother-to-child HIV/AIDs transmission can be eliminated.


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