World AIDS Day Campaign 2016

The National AIDS Secretariat is inviting the general public to take part in this year’s World AIDS Day campaign being held under the theme “Hands Up for HIV Prevention.” Activities are as follows:

High School Abstinence Drive is November 28, 29 and 30 when a Health Educator will go to the high schools in St. Kitts and explain that abstinence is the only way of preventing HIV transmission that is passed via sex.

Guest appearance of the St. Kitts National AIDS Programme Coordinator, Gardenia Destang-Richardson on WINNFM’s Breakfast Show on November 30 from 9:00 a.m. The general public is invited to tune in and ask their questions.

National Testing Day takes place December 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the Ministry of Health’s Parking Lot at Bladen Commercial Development, across from the St. Kitts Credit Union Headquarters. All are invited to get their free and confidential HIV test.

A Condom Drive is scheduled for December 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Independence Square. There will be the distribution of condoms, condom placement demonstrations as well as HIV/AIDS literature available. Limited HIV testing will also be available upon request.

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