Kelly Rowland to Raise Awareness of HIV by Undergoing HIV Test

by Hannah Punitha on  June 23, 2008 at 5:31 PM Celebrity Health News
RSS Email Print This Page Comment
Font : A-A+

 Kelly Rowland to Raise Awareness of HIV by Undergoing HIV Test
American R and B singer Kelly Rowland will be undergoing an HIV and Aids test in Africa, in order to raise awareness of the deadly diseases.

Rowland has chosen to go through with the test, in a bid to do away with the disgrace that surrounds the illness.

The 27-year-old former Destiny's Child star had decided to visit Nairobi to encourage the country's young people to get tested for the illness, which is rife in the Kenyan capital.

Rowland is in Tanzania and Kenya to promote MTV's Staying Alive Foundation, for which she is an ambassador. The charity aims at reducing the discrimination against HIV and Aids victims.

"Ignorance is not bliss when it comes to HIV infection, and it is important for everyone to know their HIV status," Contactmusic quoted her as saying.

"The quicker you know your status, the sooner you can receive treatment if you're HIV+, and reduce the risk of inadvertently infecting future partners," she added.

Source: ANI
SPH

Post a Comment

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
Notify me when reply is posted
I agree to the terms and conditions

Related Links

More News on:

Oral Health And AIDS Iodine Deficiency Disorder AIDS/HIV AIDS/HIV - Epidemiology AIDS/HIV - Clinical Features AIDS/HIV - Health Education AIDS/HIV - Prevention And Transmission AIDS / HIV - Treatment AIDS/HIV- Lab Tests and Faqs Prostitution: Fresh Stakes in the Oldest Trade 

News A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

News Search

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store

Facebook

News Category

News Archive