National Aids Control Council (NACC) officials have commended First Lady Margaret Kenyatta’s Beyond Zero campaign for its contribution in the war against HIV/AIDS.
NACC Board members led by their outgoing chairperson Professor Mary Getui, said the Beyond Zero campaign has helped in creating awareness about HIV/AIDS and mobilized communities to combat the scourge.
Professor Getui said the National Aids Control Council has received a major boost in the fight against HIV/AIDS since partnering with the ‘Beyond Zero’ initiative.
Maendeleo ya Wanawake chairperson Mrs.Rahab Mwikali who is also a member of the board commended the First Lady for reaching out to all Kenyans in her quest to improve women and children health.
The First Lady thanked NACC Board members for their support, saying she will continue partnering with them to ensure Kenyans receive quality healthcare services.
“Although am the face of Beyond Zero, you are the people on the ground,” said the First lady.
Later the First Lady met Wema Centre fundraising committee members led by their Executive Director Lucy Yinda.
They briefed the First Lady on their ongoing programmes and thanked her for supporting them.
Wema centre which is based in Mombasa County and caters for street children.
The committee gave a cheque of Ksh 250,000 towards the ‘Beyond Zero’ campaign.