Tanzania sees drop in new HIV/AIDS infections: PM

  • World
  • Saturday, 02 Dec 2023

DAR ES SALAAM, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- Tanzanian Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa said Friday that the latest report on HIV/AIDS indicators in Tanzania has shown that new infections of the disease for people aged above 15 continued to drop.

A statement by the Prime Minister's Office said Majaliwa made the remarks when addressing a public rally in the Morogoro region to mark World AIDS Day, which falls on Friday.

According to the report, new HIV/AIDS infections among people aged above 15 continued to drop from 72,000 people in 2016 to 60,000 people in 2023. He urged the youth to protect themselves from getting new infections.

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