Tanzania: More people register for HIV drugs
Ibrahim Issa Kasia, Iringa (Tanzania), 21 April 2010
Iringa is one of the 26 provinces of the United Republic of Tanzania and it is in the Southern Highland of the country with the population of 1.5 million people according to the census of 2002.
The province is divided into seven districts wichi are Iringa Rural and Urban, Kilolo, Ludewa , Makete , Mufindi and Njombe . The province has the the highest HIV/AIDS infection rate at 15.7 per cent in the country and until june last year more than 53 thousand HIV/AIDS ,
Patients has registered for ARVs and 50 percent of them had started taking the medicine . the authorities hope to bring down the figure by half in 2012 and they are emphasising on behaviour change. But what are opinions of the residents of Iringa ? Mr Zavalla who is the music producer has the different opinion which may shock the world .
Angovi Kuria Msuya is one of the victims and he saying that he has lived with the virus since 2006 and he isicurrently using ARV Medicine since that year.
02 May 2010, 21:54