Free circumcision in Buganda

A new campaign against the spread of HIV/AIDS in the region was announced in the Buganda Kingdom. The Kingdom minister for Health, Dr Kiwanuka Mukwaya, has presented this fact on a news conference at the beginning of November, 2013. He stated that the campaign is geared towards lowering the HIV/AIDS prevalence which is high in Buganda compared to other regions.

The minister was releasing the program for Buganda Health day slated for November 9 at Ngando County headquarters in Butambala district. He said the celebrations will help the health experts design measures to address the causes that have led to an increase in the HIV/AIDS cases.

The program will include free counselling and male circumcision.