US pledges its support to curb HIV spread in universities

The United States pledged on Tuesday 13 June to support Tanzania’s new strategy that seeks to curtail the spread of HIV among students in higher learning institutions, writes Jacob Mosenda for The Citizen.

Speaking during his visit to the National Council of People Living with HIV (Nacopha), the global AIDS coordinator at the United States Department of State, Ambassador Dr John Nkengasong, said the US government was determined to support the initiative.

During the visit, Nkengasong, along with the Global Fund executive director Peter Sands and the UNAIDS deputy executive director Angeli Achrekar have been meeting with representatives of networks and community groups of people living with HIV, including young people from high learning institutions.
Full report on The Citizen site