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PEPFAR, UNAIDS Representatives Encourage More Nigerian Ownership Of Nation’s HIV/AIDS Programs

Premium Times: Own the fight against HIV/AIDS, U.S. urges Nigeria
“The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the Joint United Nations Programme for HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), have urged the Nigerian government to ‘own the HIV response program’ by assisting in reducing the cost of placing people living with HIV/AIDS on treatment. … In his welcome address, the Director General of the National Agency for Control of AIDS (NACA), Sani Aliyu, called for more efficient utilization of resources in the fight against HIV/AIDS…” (Adebowale, 3/20).