President Muhammadu Buhari has launched a N62 billion Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) Trust Fund of Nigeria.
Quest Times understands Mr. President launched to help Nigeria end AIDS as a public health threat and place more people living with HIV on treatment annually.
This administration would continue to prioritise health interventions to address killer diseases and public health emergencies, the President pledged at the launch of the HIV Trust Fund of Nigeria (HTFN).
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”At the last United Nations General Assembly High Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS, I made a call for a renewed global action to address the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa.
”Ending AIDS as a public health threat in Nigeria will require increased domestic funding. We have continued to make good our commitment of placing more people living with HIV on treatment annually using national resources.
”However, strong domestic resource mobilization with an enduring partnership and shared responsibility is required to sustain the response to HIV and other emerging public health emergencies,” he said.