UNFPA, YEDI call for massive awareness on HIV prevention


By Chioma Obinna

With latest report showing that adolescents are most vulnerable to the HIV epidemic, the United Nation Population Fund (UNFPA) has urged Nigerian government to go the extra mile to create awareness on the prevention of HIV/AIDS digitally as well as  provide free access to medical services to young Nigerians.

According to the Adolescent Sexual & Reproductive Health Programme Analyst, UNFPA, Dr. Esther Somefun, a zero prevalence rate could be reached if all people knew their HIV/AIDS status and abstained from the media of transmission.


Somefun spoke at a free screening exercise organised by UNFPA in collaboration with Youth Empowerment and Development Initiative, YEDI,  and supported by the  Lagos State AIDS Control Agency, LSACA, for residents of Adeniji-Adele community in Lagos Island

At the event which also had a mini-clinic for biomedical services…

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