Malawi Plans to Launch Pilot Project That Will Provide Individual Household HIV/AIDS Testing, Official Says
October 4, 2007
Malawi's National AIDS Commission in November or December is planning to launch a pilot project in Zomba, Malawi, that will provide HIV/AIDS testing to individual households, Bizwick Mwale, executive director of NAC, said on Friday, Malawi's Nation reports. According to Mwale, the initiative aims to resolve the inadequate access to HIV testing centers in most rural communities.
NAC, as well as various stakeholders, met Monday through Wednesday for the joint Annual Review Conference of Malawi's response to HIV/AIDS for the period between June 2006 and July 2007. The goal of the conference is to examine the achievements made in the fight against HIV/AIDS and allow delegates to interact and learn from each other, according to Mwale (Xinhua News Agency, 10/2).
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