Children's Day: NACA reaffirms commitment to prevent HIV transmission to children

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The National Agency for the Control of AIDS, NACA has reaffirmed its commitment to preventing the transmission of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, HIV from mothers to their children.

The effort is part of NACA’s broader goal to eliminate HIV as a public health threat in Nigeria.

NACA director general, Temitope Ilori, emphasised the agency’s dedication to safeguarding the health of Nigerian children.

Pointing out that the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission, PMTCT service has become imperative towards the realisation of that goal, the DG emphasized the immense responsibility parents bear to ensure children’s health, happiness, and well-being.

Highlighting the critical issue of mother-to-child HIV transmission, Ilori stressed that no child deserves to be born with HIV, especially in an era of advanced technology and innovations.

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