LSACA rallies Lagosians to end HIV/AIDS by 2030

Posted by News Express | 24 November 2015 | 3,419 times

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Lagos State AIDS Control Agency (LSACA) has called on the private sector, communities and individuals in the State to join hands with the Agency to end HIV and AIDS by 2030 in Lagos.

The Project Manager and Acting CEO of the Agency , Dr. Olusegun Ogboye stated this in his Office while briefing the media on the planned activities by the Agency to mark Year 2015 World AIDS Day with the theme, “Getting to Zero: Zero new HIV Infections, Zero Discrimination, Zero AIDS Related Deaths”.

Ogboye implored the private sector, communities and individuals to play their part in the fight against HIV and AIDS towards eradicating the scourge in the State by 2030, stressing that the support for the people living with HIV and AIDS is important in order to reduce the spread of the virus.

He added that the role of the private sector, communities and individuals in eliminating the scourge cannot be overemphasised, adding that the Agency is using the opportunity of the 2015 World AIDS Day event, which comes up on Tuesday, 1st of December, to reach out to key private players in the response to showcase their work and increase awareness on the dreaded diseases.

Source: News Express

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