Media Alert: Official Launch of the HIV Counselling and Testing (HCT) Campaign
On Wednesday 26 May 2010, The Western Cape Department of Health, Premier Helen Zille and the Provincial MEC for Health Theuns Botha, will officially launch the HIV Counselling and Testing (HCT) campaign at Michael Mapongwana Community Health Centre in Harare, Khayelitsha.
The theme for the National campaign is "I am responsible". The launch will mark the start of the official campaign for Western Cape with the objectives of reducing new infections by fifty percent (50%) by 2011, and strengthening the linkage between HIV care and treatment.
The key component of the campaign is to prioritise actions to prevent transmission of HIV and the treatment and care of infected citizens.
Date: 26 May 2010
Venue: Michael Mapongwana Community Health Centre, Steve Biko Road, Khayelitsha
See the attached map for directions to Michael Mapongwana Community Health Centre.
Department of Health, Western Cape
Tel: 021 483 9981