In a statement released in Abuja on Tuesday, the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) said it had stepped up efforts aimed at ending AIDS in the country.

HIV And AIDS
HIV And AIDS
“NACA recognizes the importance of the global goal of ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030. We are working hard to ensure that Nigeria meets up with the deadline,” the statement said.

NACA said it would further join the global partnership and cooperation that shall guide and monitor the AIDS response up to 2021 and beyond.

It said Nigeria would participate in an international meeting on ending AIDS, due to be held in Washington D.C. in June and organized by UNAIDS.

The meeting is expected to adopt a new Political Declaration to guide the AIDS response until 2021. Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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