U.S. resolute to fight HIV/AIDS in Nigeria


Mr Stuart Symington, United States Ambassador to Nigeria.

The U. S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, said on Monday that his country would remain committed to the fight against HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis in Nigeria.

Mr Stuart made this known at the opening ceremony of a two-day Nigeria HIV/AIDS Intervention symposium held in Abuja.

The symposium with the theme “Partnering for sustainable HIV Epidemic Control in Nigeria” was organised by Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) under the auspices of the U.S. Embassy.

He said that HIV/AIDS had remained a burning issue that gives cause for concern, therefore the need for commitment to ensure that people affected get cured.

“We have to address the issue to ensure people can be healthy and strong medically so that they can contribute their share to the cause of healthcare delivery.

“If the people of Nigeria must…

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