President Mohamed Bouhari revealed yesterday the findings of HIV / AIDS in Nigeria (NAIIS), which indicated that the end of the disease was on the horizon.
Unveiling the NAIIS at President President Aboge, he said the availability of accurate and reliable HIV data for the country was essential for planning effective health interventions to halt the HIV epidemic and ultimately rid the country of this health threat.
"The Nigeria AIDS Indicator and Influenza Survey are designed to provide the data we need to properly plan and consolidate on progress towards the elimination of HIV in Nigeria.
"The prevalence of official HIV for people aged 15-49 in Nigeria now stands at 1.4%, and about 1.9 million Nigerians currently live with HIV with about one million people in therapy.
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