People fake HIV results

Some healthy people in Kamuli district are claiming to be HIV-positive so as to get money and goats from non governmental organisations.

Others register their children as orphans of  HIV/Aids victims, to get sponsorship from charity organisations. This was announced on Monday by the National Forum for People Living with HIV Networks in Uganda (NAFOPHANU), Kamuli branch.

“After learning that Plan [Uganda] was giving support to HIV victims,  [111 HIV-negative people] rushed to the health facility with fake HIV results from private clinics, got registered…,” said Judith Hatoho, the Kamuli NAFOPHANU coordinator.

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