Nigerian Government Plans Week to Encourage Citizens to Receive HIV Tests, Official Announces
October 14, 2008
Nigerian Vice President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday announced the government's introduction of an annual "Know-Your-Status Week" as part of its fight against HIV/AIDS, Nigeria's This Day reports.
Babatunde Oshotimehin, director-general of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS, commended the government's efforts to curb the spread of the disease through increased HIV testing (This Day, 10/10).
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