STUDIO LINES: 0779-780-978/ 0752-780-978
kazofmstationmanager@gmail.com | kazofmmarketing@gmail.com

Kazo: ICWEA calls for more sensitization about HIV

International Community of Women living with HIV Eastern Africa -ICWEA has called for need to strengthen the services rendered to people living with HIV in Kazo District.

The call was made during the meeting between the officials from the ICWEA NGO and representatives from 4 selected health centres of Kazo HCIV, Kanoni HCIII, Engari Community HCIII and Lamezia HCIII in Burunga together with the officials from Kazo District Health Department that took place at Kan House Conference hall in Kazo Town council on Wednesday. 

Representatives from ICWEA partner Health Centres and Kazo District Health department attending a session at Kan Conference Hall on Wednesday.

Oryeki Sam, the ICWEA monitor for Kazo district, says they started executing their activities in May 2022 and that the relevant beneficiaries are benefiting.

Ndyahika Dickson, the coordinator Mbarara Region, revealed that there is lack of truthful information and a lot of it dates back especially about HIV and TB for instance in terms of prevention, citing the availability of post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP), and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT), among others but he noted that the knowledge about them is scarce.

Ndyahika also noted that there is lack of enough medical personnel, and the ones available are overwhelmed by the huge population which results in several challenges like the delay of viral load test results and the inability of children to suppress the virus.

Ndyahika added that in case they get enough equipment and funding, they will move their service to other health centres in the district.

The International Community of Women living with HIV Eastern Africa is a regional advocacy network and membership based organization which exists to give visibility to women living with HIV in Eastern Africa. ICWEA believes that gender inequalities and the lack of sexual & reproductive health & rights for women are at the heart of the HIV epidemic.

Please follow and like us:

kazofm.admin

97.8 Kazo FM Omushomesa is the biggest power house, source of information, education and entertainment in Western Uganda. We are second to none in playing hit music, educational programs and entertainment. We are found in Kazo district, Kazo town. Our lanagauge of broadcast is Runyankole. Broadcasting on 97.8 FM, the station reaches 120kms out of Kazo District. Follow us on Facebook: 97.8 Kazo FM Twitter: @978KazoFM Instagram:97.8 Kazo FM

CONTACT US

97.8 Kazo FM is a Modern radio Station operating from the heart of Kazo district.



LISTEN LIVE

Kazo Fm - 97.8 Omushomesa | All Rights Reserved | Design: Javanet Systems

Follow by Email
WhatsApp