By our reporter
The Rukungiri Resident District Commissioner Dan Kaguta warned Religious denominations that preach against medication and education noting that government is ready to take action against them.
Kaguta made remarks on Friday August 16th 2019 while representing Hon. Maj Gen. Jim Katugugu Muhwezi as the chief guest during the 15th Annual General Meeting of The AIDS support Organisation- TASO Rukungiri Branch.
The function took place at TASO offices in Western Division, Rukungiri Municipality.
Kaguta further implored the infected parents to give birth to the children considering their capacity to look after them.
Kaguta hailed the AIDS support organization TASO for the big role they have played in caring for the sick which he said many of them would have died long time ago had it not been by TASO.
Ms. Agnes Kateeba the Center Program manager TASO, Rukungiri decried understaffing at the centre which has crippled some of their activities and led to failure to hit their targets in delivering health services to the community.
Ms. Kateeba noted that they are still on track in achieving the 2020 target of 90% where by 90% of all people living with HIV will know their HIV status, 90% of all people with HIV infection will receive sustained antiretroviral therapy and 90% of all people receiving antiretroviral therapy will have viral suppression.
Irene Turyomuriwe an Employee with TASO, Rukungiri Branch scooped an Award for the best Employee of the Year.
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