I recognize an increasing concern in the polity regarding the hunger for an end to the fight on HIV/AIDS. This is genuine and desirable. Globally, the world shares this view and the desire to beat HIV/AIDS.
National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) EXPRESSION OF INTEREST A. PREAMBLE
The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) is the agency of the Federal Government of Nigeria with the responsibility for facilitating the engagement of all tiers of government and all sectors on issues of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and support in Nigeria.
The 8th of March every year is recognised and celebrated as Global International Women’s Day. This is a day set aside to recognise women all over the world; their achievement s and challenges are put into perspectives to further bring about gender equality and better wellbeing of every woman worldwide.
By Emeka Okoh
Despite campaigns and curative measures taken to curb the further spread of HIV/AIDS infection, the rate of increase of the virus continues to turn out to be a highly worrisome factor. However, it is recognized that, the role of the media is crucial in curbing the spread of the virus as that will be essential
Effective health communication significantly enhances health care and public health as well as reduces difficulties in people’s access to health, it also enhances literacy particularly for HIV/AIDS awareness.
To make Nigeria a nation of people with functional knowledge of HIV/AIDS who provide care and support to individuals, families and communities confronted with the epidemic and the Agency solely authorized to facilitate all stakeholder HIV/AIDS activities in the country.