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The First Lady of Ghana to Lead Country's Drive to Stop New HIV Infections in Children

April 19, 2013

Ghana's First Lady, Lordina Mahama, will become premiere UNAIDS ambassador for the implementation of the Global Plan toward the elimination of new HIV infections among children by 2015 and keeping their mothers alive. She will lead Ghana in achieving an AIDS-free generation by encouraging dialogue to ensure that AIDS remains a high priority on the political agenda. Mahama will work toward the goals of challenging stigma, empowering women and girls, and helping community and national leaders understand that the AIDS response cannot be separated from the work of improving the health of mothers and children.

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This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
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