UNAIDS Executive Director Winnie Byanyima says 1.3 million people in Zambia are living with HIV, out of which 1.1 million are on treatment, further disclosing that most people getting newly infected are girls and young women. And Byanyima said there is need to reach out to sex workers to offer them HIV protection tools in order to protect them and the people they get in contact with. Speaking during a media briefing, Friday, Byanyima said there were still about 200,000 people that were living with HIV but not yet on treatment. “Zambia like other countries in the East and Southern African region remains one of the countries with the highest-burden for HIV. In this country, there are 1.3 million people…...

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