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HIV Project Conakry

Mohamed Camara after being tested for HIV at the MSF mobile clinic in the neighbourhood of Sangoyah Market, Conakry, Guinea on March 17, 2016. MSF launched a HIV testing campaign in Conakry with the support of health authorities moving throughout several neighbourhoods throughout 2016.

"I received information from the community health workers who told me that there was a clinic here. It’s the first time that I’ve been tested, I was scared to come but when I did was convinced during the pre-test awareness session that there were was no problem. What I knew of AIDS before was that you contracted it only through having sex, it’s now that I understand there are many ways of contracting AIDS. I am very content with the results I received today I’ll speak straight away with my friends to come and have a test."

Despite countries in West and Central Africa having a relatively low HIV prevalence (

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Mohamed Camara after being tested for HIV at the MSF mobile clinic in the neighbourhood of Sangoyah Market, Conakry, Guinea on March 17, 2016. MSF launched a HIV testing campaign in Conakry with the support of health authorities moving throughout several neighbourhoods throughout 2016.<br />
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"I received information from the community health workers who told me that there was a clinic here. It’s the first time that I’ve been tested, I was scared to come but when I did was convinced during the pre-test awareness session that there were was no problem. What I knew of AIDS before was that you contracted it only through having sex, it’s now that I understand there are many ways of contracting AIDS. I am very content with the results I received today I’ll speak straight away with my friends to come and have a test."<br />
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Despite countries in West and Central Africa having a relatively low HIV prevalence (