Celebrated Ugandan Tv presenter and MC Kats has for some time now been showered messages of love and applause from friends and fans on social media ever since he revealed his HIV status where he declared he is positive and living with the deadly virus.
Many viewed this as a brave and commendable move and regarded it as such a crucial health initiative ever since he went public with his HIV status in December 2019.
And now the latest coming through is the Media personality whose real name is Edwin Katamba has started a campaign to end stigma against HIV/AIDS and its patients.
The self-proclaimed King of the Mic’s new journey is an edutainment campaign to eradicate stigmatizing people living with HIV by the public through media campaigns.
In this initiative, Kats will be working closely with the Uganda Network on Law, Ethics and HIV/AIDS (UGANET), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), The AIDS Support Organization (TASO), The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa (OSIEA).
“Kat’s initiative is expected to go a long way in reaching out especially to the young people living with HIV” said a one Dorothy an official from UGANET.
She said this at a dialogue that was organized on Wednesday at Kampala Serena Hotel where Kats was one of the panelists. More details will be updated as and when we receive them.