• The World AIDS Day is an annual event celebrated December 1st
  • Celebrated by the government organizations, NGOs, civil society and other health officials
  • First observed in 1988
  • It is aimed at creating awareness of HIV/AIDS and issues around its treatment and prevention etc.
  • The theme for this year is COMMUNITIES MAKE THE DIFFERENCE


  1. Medical outreach to selected slums
  2. HIV Testing Services at mechanic villages and spare part markets.
  3. Sporting Events
  4. Annual Lecture/Book launch
  5. Youth focused Events– literary debate  competition
  6. Night of tribute/ Candle light Event
  7. 2019 WAD Press Conference
  8. Religious Event (Church/ Mosque)
  9. Road Show/Walk
  10.  NACA Annual Red Ribbon Award


  • Annual road show will feature about 250 participants.
  • Would include professional dancers, skaters and mascot.
  • Security and health services would be provided. Red Cross/ FRSC)
  • Likely venues for sporting events – Old Parade Ground or Military Barracks


  • HTS – conduct HTS in major motor parks and mechanic villages within Area Councils of the FCT
  • AYP – conduct a literary debate or drama competition around the WAD theme among secondary schools in the FCT.
  • Medical outreach – to selected IDP camp
    • Medical Outreach
    • Relief Materials to be distributed


  • Development of Key Messages and punchlines for the WAD
  • 2019 WAD Press Briefing
  • TV appearances
  • Sponsorship of social media platform
  • Media coverage of 2019 WAD events

NACA Annual Red Ribbon Award

  • The Award Night will be titled “NACA Red Ribbon Award”
  • The proposed theme for this maiden edition is Honouring our Heroes Past and Present.
  • Proposed categories of award:
    • National Response Pioneer Category
    • National Response Support Category
    • Ending AIDS in Nigeria Category

NACA Annual Lecture

  • Annual lecture – Theme “Ending AIDS in Nigeria by 2030: Achieving the last mile”
  • Two technical sessions – each lasting about 40 minutes. Each conducted as a panel of discussion of 3 speakers with Q&A sessions to follow afterwards.
  • 1st technical session – Policy & Programmatic Roadmap ending AIDS by 2030
  • 2nd technical session – Funding the National Response: Sustainable Financing Strategies


  • NACA wishes to collaborate with all partners planning to celebrate this year’s WAD ( for cost efficiency, impact and greater visibility)
  • That Partners indicate activities/subcommittees which they are willing to support/collaborate.


S/N Name Tel. Number Email Address
1 Dr. Tolu Oladele (2019 WAD Committee Secretary) 0807 359 0329 [email protected],

[email protected]

2 Mr. Oluwaseun Oshagbami 0803 647 3661 [email protected], [email protected]
3 Barr. Ade Aiyewumi 0816 614 3794 [email protected], [email protected]