Kenyan clean syringe drive opposed

Plan to distribute eight million syringes to limit rate of HIV infections has not been welcomed by some.

    Increasing numbers of drug users in Kenya are becoming infected with HIV. To help combat the growing problem, officials are planning a needle exchange programme involving the distribution of about eight million new syringes.

    But the idea has not been welcomed by some.

    Nazanine Moshiri reports from Mombasa.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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