Ugandan President Museveni Cautions Soldiers Against "Reckless" Behavior That Increases HIV Risk
September 25, 2007
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Thursday cautioned soldiers in the Uganda People's Defense Forces against "reckless" behavior that increases risk of HIV transmission, Uganda's New Vision reports. "This is the biggest problem for you, young people, reckless living," Museveni told 2,231 HIV-negative recruits who recently completed a nine-month course at the Kaweweta Military School near Kampala, Uganda. "We did not train you to die of AIDS," he told the soldiers, adding, "We have trained you to live long, work for your army and your country" (Wasike, New Vision, 9/22).
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