NiBUCAA advocates need for HIV self-test
The Nigeria Business Coalition Against AIDS (NiBUCAA) has stressed the need for Nigerians to embrace HIV self-test.
Head of Communication and External Affairs, NiBUCAA, Mojola Aturamu, who stated this at a capacity building for journalists in Lagos, said there were about 1.9 million people living with HIV in Nigeria, hence, the self-test is a good initiative to enable people to conduct and interpret the test at their convenience.
“NiBUCAA is partnering with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) on the project. We are focusing on the private sector and have taken this initiative to them; we have educated them on HIV self-testing and how to use the kits. We have also distributed over 2,000 HIV self-test kits to different private organisations in Nigeria,” she said.
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