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First Things First HIV Testing Campaign

Date Released: Wed, 10 February 2016 09:52 +0200

Rhodes University Health Care Centre, HIV Office and SHARC in partnership with the Department of Health (DoH), AIDS Healthcare Foundation and Raphael Centre will be facilitating the first session of "First Thing's First HIV testing Campaign" during the HIV week of 15-19 February 2016.

This drive will include a free test for HIV and AIDS, TB screening, Blood Sugar, Blood Pressure (BP), Nutrition Assessment (BMI), Family Planning and Pap smear.

Testing stations will be at the Eden Grove Foyer,  Barratt Foyer, Bicycle Lawns and Steve Biko Lawns (8h30 - 16h00).  First Things First aims to help students, as future leaders, to be responsible, get tested for HIV, know their status and commit to behaviour that would benefit them and their peers. Students and staff members are encouraged to take advantage of this unique campaign.

Do the right thing and be health wise!

For further enquiries please contact Thandi Mzizi at ext.7057 or email t.mzizi @ ru.ac.za

Source:Health Care Centre