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Governor urges residents to know their HIV status

As the world marked AIDS day on December 1 and Kenya marked 30 years of the national response, residents of Turkana County were called upon by leaders to know their status and protect themselves. This follows reports of a big number of people living with the disease unknowingly. At the end of 2013, there were 44,736 people infected with HIV of which 13 per cent are children. The HIV prevalence among women in Turkana County is 10.8 per cent , which is higher than men of 6.5 per cent .Read More