HEALTH AND LIFESTYLE

46, 000 People Have HIV/AIDS In Kogi-CISHAN

According to the Civil Society for HIV/AIDS in Nigeria, (CISHAN), 46, 000 persons are undergoing treatment for HIV/AIDS infection in Kogi State.

The secretary of the society, Walter Ugwuocha who was speaking during the North Central Zonal launching of the National HIV/AIDs self-testing campaign flag-off/, noted that, there are other 31, 000 persons who are yet to be tested for the virus.

Ugwuocha, who is the Executive Secretary, said as at the last count, 1.9 million persons are living with the virus in the Nigeria while another 1.1 million are undergoing treatment.
According to him, “Nigeria is presently working with other global communities to ensure that no fewer than 95% testing, treatment and reduction in viral loads by 2030”.

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