HIV

FG LAUNCHES N62 BILLION HIV TRUST FUND, TARGETS ELIMINATION OF MOTHER-TO-CHILD TRANSMISSION BY YEAR 2030

Nigeria’s President Muhammad Buhari on Tuesday, launched a N62 billion trust fund to help the country end new HIV/AIDS new infections and also place more people on treatment annually.
Speaking at the launch in Abuja, President Buhari says his administration would continue to prioritize health interventions, that Will help to address killer diseases and public health emergencies. 

President Buhari noted that Nigeria’s purposeful partnership with the private sector in the response to COVID 19 pandemic had provided a readily available financing solution to leverage on, to sustain the HIV response.
He commended the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) and the Nigeria Business Coalition Against AIDS for their efforts in establishing the HIV Trust Fund, which will to a large extent help to reduce mother – to – child transmission of HIV.

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