Bala Appointed UNAIDS Ambassador

South African singer has been appointed as UNAIDS ambassador and is expected to inspire youth to test for HIV and to live productive lives

Gospel and RnB musician, Loyiso Bala, has been appointed as the national Goodwill Ambassador for the joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).
 
UNAIDS coordinator, Catherine Sozi, says that Bala would use the position to speak out about the stigma and discrimination suffered by HIV-infected people and on gender inequality and gender-based violence.
 
Sozi points out that, “He [Bala] has a powerful role to play in helping us highlight critical issues in the HIV response, there is still a lot to be done to achieve the goal of reducing the disease by 2015."
 
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Source: 
SABC News

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