Neno district has held its Candlelight Memorial Service together with Nutrition Open Day in a bid to raise awareness on the need to get tested, start ARV treatment while observing a nutritious diet.
Moses Chimweta, chairperson for Neno District AIDS Coordinating Committee has confirmed the development.
Chimweta on his remarks said that there is need for the general public to continue testing for HIV alongside other pandemics such as Covid-19 saying this will lessen the pressure that the health system is facing now.
Meanwhile, in his testimony, Mathews Chekucheku, who has lived with HIV virus for 28 years said his secret was to adhere to medical advice and balance diet.
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