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JUST IN: Lagos Adds HIV Testing To Ilera Eko Health Plan

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JUST IN: Lagos Adds HIV Testing To Ilera Eko Health Plan—-The Lagos State Government, in a bid to reduce Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) deaths and maternal transmission of the virus to the unborn child, has commenced the integration of HIV services into ILERA EKO Health Plan.

Presenting the HIV Test Kits to the General Manager, Lagos State Health Management Agency (LASHMA), Dr. Emmanuella Zamba, the Chief Executive of the Lagos State AIDS Control Agency (LSACA), Dr. Monsurat Adeleke, said that the integration would further ensure the achievement of the global target of HIV epidemic control by the Year 2025 and the 95-95-95 target of Joint United Nations Programme on AIDS (UNAIDS).

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Lagos Adds HIV Testing To Ilera Eko Health Plan

She commended Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu for granting the approval to purchase the testing kits, adding that the laudable programme is the first of its kind in Nigeria geared towards expanding services for HIV control.

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