MEDIA INVITATION
 
For Immediate Release
 
29 November 2016
 
EThekwini Commemorates World Aids Day
 
To show support for people living with HIV/AIDS and in memory of those that have died from the disease, MEC for Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Nomusa Dube-Ncube together with the Mayor of EThekwini Municipality, Cllr Zandile Gumede will on Thursday, 01 December, join millions of people around the world to commemorate World AIDS Day.
 
The day serves as an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV as well educate the community about preventing the spread of the disease.
 
On the day of the commemoration, there will be health screenings for TB, HIV testing, pap smear, high blood pressure and many other ailments.
 
DETAILS OF THE COMMEMORATION ARE AS FOLLOWS:
 
DATE: Thursday, 01 December 2016
TIME: 11h00 (health services will start at 08h00)
Venue: Magaba Sports Field, Ntshongweni
 
ENDS
Issued by eThekwini Municipality’s Communications Head, Tozi Mthethwa.
 
For more information members of the media can contact Gugu Sisilana on 031 311 4855 or email: gugu.mbonambi@durban.gov.za or Princess Nkabane on 031 311 4855 or email: princess.nkabane@durban.gov.za.