• New HIV treatment begins in some endemic states, Nigeria

    New HIV treatment begins in some endemic states, Nigeria

    A new scheme to conduct free HIV testing and counseling has commenced in six states classified as HIV endemic in Nigeria. The project, which begins tomorrow (Thursday), is a collaboration between states, local councils and the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF).

    The scheme targets Anambra, Benue, Nasarawa, Kogi, Cross River and Abuja and plan to test about 15,000 persons per day. Prevention Programme Manager at AHF and coordinator of the project, Elizabeth Duile, while giving further details in an interview in Abuja said: “We […]