A British politician has been given a standing ovation in the House of Commons after revealing he has been HIV positive for 10 years.
More than 77 million people around the world have become infected with HIV since the epidemic emerged in the 1980s, according to UNAIDS.
"And then in that NHS room with those cream carpets and the plastic seating that we all know, they tell you".
Humana People to People has built strong relationships with national government health departments and worldwide health organizations.
She added that December 1 was a day for remembering those who have lost their lives to Aids-related illnesses, as well as remembering to support those now living with HIV.
"The PrEP [Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis] drug trials have been a real breakthrough", he said, referring to a new drug that can be taken by HIV-negative people before having sex to prevent them contracting the virus.
He shared that he's now "HIV positive undetectable".
HIV and AIDS from mother to child transmission has been reduced to less than 2 percent while provision of anti-retroviral treatments reaches to all HIV positive people in need and for free, according to the ministry of health.
"CDD-Ghana wishes to encourage state agencies within the health sector and other relevant institutions, such as the National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) and the Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC), to prioritize and intensify sensitization efforts to enable as many Ghanaians, particularly the youth, to accept voluntary counseling and testing", CDD added in a statement.
TCE Field Officers and volunteers build relationships with communities to provide access to HIV testing in hard-to-reach areas and among the at-risk populations.
In his speech, the MP read quotes from people who described people as "fags getting what they deserve", calling out those who "weaponise HIV to attack LGBT people" and perpetuate LGBT stigma. They are connected with healthcare providers to improve treatment uptake, and TCE Field Officers undertake follow-up services at the peoples homes. It can stop HIV from taking hold and spreading throughout one's body.
"One of the things that stands out most is how long I can go without even thinking about HIV, which previously, especially when I was single, was something I would think about constantly".
1, and San Antonio is marking the one year anniversary of its participation in an global program to get people tested, diagnosed, and treated for the disease. This milestone was achieved in an HIV testing campaign being done by ADPP Mozambique through HOPE Maputo project. "Yet so much of LGBT culture also marked by this spectre of HIV, something that has led to an incredible sense of fear about the disease".