The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has renewed the commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari to ensuring prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV infection a signature project in the country’s health sector.
The minister made this known in a publication made available to newsmen after a symposium on HIV and Tuberculosis (TB) in Abuja.
Adewole explained the presidency’s decision in that regard would drastically reduce the rate of infection of the virus in the country.
He observed that an estimated 3.2 million people were living with HIV and AIDS in Nigeria, ranking only behind South Africa.
“Of this number, just one million Nigerians currently have access to Antiretroviral therapy and access to care and treatment remains a challenge,” he said.
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