Amber Rudd takes HIV test to reduce stigma

Amber Rudd takes HIV test to reduce stigma
 

The home secretary and a host of cross-party MPs have been tested for HIV - to encourage others to do the same.
Amber Rudd took the blood test with Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas, Public Health Minister Steve Brine and Labour's Liz Kendall to promote National HIV Testing Week.
The Terrence Higgins Trust said early diagnosis could help people with HIV live long, happy and healthy lives.
But figures suggest about 10,700 people do not know they have HIV.
Ms Rudd and a number of MPs had been tested in their parliamentary offices, while others had attended the Terrence Higgins Trust HQ in... read more

 
23 November 2017 in Politics, Views: 45
Source: BBC
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