NACA treats 17,000 AIDS patients in Ogun
Director-general of NACA, Dr. Sani Aliyu, told journalists in Abeokuta, the state capital, yesterday that a survey was going on to determine the number of Aids patients in the country.
The survey, which he said was being carried out by the Nigeria Aids Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS), will end “soon”.
According to him, the survey will assist the Federal Government in achieving its aim of “defining the HIV epidemic more clearly and to be able to move forward as planned for the future.”
He added: “The survey will give us, more precisely, the number of persons who are (HIV) positive in the state.
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