President Edgar Lungu says routine HIV testing is yielding positive results despite some people taking it as a joke when it was declared. And UN Resident Coordinator Janet Rogan has observed that Gender Based Violence victims are more susceptible to HIV infection than other people. Speaking during the commemoration of World AIDS Day at Nkholoma Stadium today, President Lungu also said it was important to integrate young people in prevention mechanisms. “Let me take this opportunity to state that the routine HIV testing services to all members of the public currently being offered in health centres is truly yielding positive results. I want to say this because when I said tipima, some of you thought I was joking. Our Health…...

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