First Lady Tinubu Advocates Stronger TB, HIV/AIDS Awareness For Children


The First Lady, Remi Tinubu has said advocacy on awareness and prevention of Tuberculosis is a priority even as she reechoed the fact that every child deserves a chance at a healthy and fulfilling life.


She was speaking at the side event organised by Concordia at the ongoing 78th United Nations General Assembly in New York.


According to a statement by her media aide, Busola Kukoyi, the First Lady spoke at the two separate sessions on the importance of innovation towards achieving an AIDS free generation and health standards and investment towards effectively financing the eradication of tuberculosis.


She said, on both tuberculosis and AIDS in children, Nigeria’s advocacy especially at the national, state and community levels would be pursued vigorously as Nigeria has no reason to have high statistics of prevalence in both areas.


Remi Tinubu emphasized that with the heightened drive of the President Bola Tinubu Administration in the health sector, she will be advocating…

Source: Leadership Newspaper