Buganda Premier Roots For HIV Testing

sales geneva;”>He said this while officiating the grand opening of the Cultural Roots Expo at the Lubiri Palace on Tuesday in Kampala.

In his speech, Walusimbi remarked: “This is another phase in preparation for celebrations of the 58th birthday of the Kabaka of Buganda, Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II.”

An elder explaining to the youth how things were done in the ancient Buganda

“We started the celebrations last week with tree planting in Kyaggwe as one of the methods of conserving the environment.”

Several medical services are being offered in the Lubiri palace including free female circumcision, free HIV testing and counseling, blood transfusion services, cancer screening and immunization.


He further thanked the sponsors of the expo who include Uganda Red Cross society for blood transfusion services, Aids Information Centre (AIC),Uganda Health Marketing Group (UHMG) for free HIV testing and counseling, Mukwaya General clinic, Mengo hospital, Quality Chemicals, International Hospital of Kampala (IHK) and Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA).

Some of the students who attended the Expo enjoying facing painting exercise

Walusimbi called upon whoever has any assistance to help the Buganda Government health ministry in carrying out its duties.

The Buganda Health Minister, Nelson Kawalya, advised the youth in Buganda to participate in HIV testing and once they are found negative to protect themselves in order to reduce on the increasing rate of HIV AIDS in the Buganda region.

Katikiro being shown by the two elderly Baganda women all the tools that comprised the ancient Muganda’s home

He also thanked all the doctors and nurses for the support rendered.

The Expo which will end on April 14 was attended by various service providers from hospitals, telecommunication companies and other cultural organizations.

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