U.S Ambassador honors ROM’s progress in HIV care and treatment

This World AIDS Day, Ambassador William Popp visited ROM to appreciate the organization’s efforts to reduce the further spread of HIV among the most vulnerable members of the communities served. He was amazed at the excellent services ROM provides her clients. The Ambassador witnessed first-hand experience at the ROM-Banda site’s counseling, pharmacy, laboratory, community, and data management sections.

“Your impact in transforming the lives of community people is commendable. As we target to achieve 95-95-95, we ride on your experiences, lessons learnt, and best practices in HIV care and treatment. At Centers for Disease Control, we honor your progress.” Ambassador Popp said. Ambassador Popp also participated in a candlelight session organized in memory of loved ones; staff, clients, friends, and others lost to HIV.


Left- Ambassador Popp lighting a candle in memory of the ROM loved ones lost to HIV since 2001. And right, Ambassador listening to Dr. Julia- the site Medical Services Coordinator. Looking on are the laboratory Technician and Assistant.

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