Minister of health Atupele Muluzi has said new ARVs will be introduced in January next year.

Speaking at the commemoration of world aids day organized by parliament Muluzi said the treatment will help to prevent the spread of the virus to partners.

He encouraged Members of Parliament to go for HIV testing

In her remarks, first deputy speaker of parliament Ester Mcheka Chilenje expressed concern over increase of stigma and discrimination on infected people.

“MPs should be models by testing and civic educating people against them,” stressed Chilenje

Chairperson of parliamentary committee on health Deus Gumba urged other institutions to commemorate world aids day.