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Kano Government Treats 35,000 HIV Patients

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Kano state government north Western Nigeria says over 35,000 people living with HIV/AIDS in the state are currently recieving treatment across 43 comprehensive sites.

The state commissioner of health Dr. Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa stated this while briefing news men in Kano as part of activities to commemorate the 2021 world AIDS day.

He said the state government has also activated over 600 secondary and primary facilities across 484 wards for the provision of HIV testing services to curtail the spread of HIV/AIDS in the state.

The commissioner noted that the most recent survey conducted in a the states of the federation, the prevalence rate of the deadly infection has drastically reduced from 2.5% to 0.5%.

“Our administration have devoted attention and commitment to improve health indices through provision of basic equipments,training and retraining,recruiting and deployment of human resources”

According to Dr. Aminu, the present administration was committed to saving the lives of women and children through the provision of essential health services both at the primary and secondary level. Continue Reading

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