8,000 Benue HIV/AIDS victims receiving free care/treatment from AHF – Director

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BY PETER DURU, MAKURDI

No fewer than 8,000 Persons Living With HIV/AIDS, PLWHA, in Benue state are reported to be receiving free antiretroviral treatment and care services from the the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, AHF.

Healthcare personnel from the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, during the cancer awareness and enlightening campaign held for market women and men at the Ojuwoye Market, Mushin, Lagos during the 2010 World Cancer day recently. Cancer and HIV/AIDS are two of world’s deadliest diseases

Acting Director, AHF, Dr. Greg Abiaziam who made this known at the commemoration of the 30 year anniversary of the foundation in Makurdi, said the beneficiaries had been on the care list of the organization for six years.

Recounting the history of the virus and the advent of AHF, Dr. Abiaziam said, “some many years ago, the history of the HIV and AIDS epidemic…



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