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Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Ghana Records 80% increase rate in HIV/Aids in 2017

The 2017 Ghana AIDS Commission write about HIV/AIDS contamination demonstrates a 80% increments in new cases.

The report likewise demonstrates that the Volta Region and Brong Ahafo Region bested the diagram of HIV/AIDS predominance.

The discoveries were uncovered at the Commission's two– day yearly key arranging meeting.

The Ghana AIDS Commission is, consequently, requesting that Ghanaians be additional watchful all together not to get the destructive malady.

Executive General of the Commission, Ambassador Dr Amokowa Blay Adu-Gyamfi made an energetic interest to Ghanaians to intentionally test for the infection.

She asked people living with the infection to adhere to the endorsed hostile to retroviral drugs on the grounds that there was no home grown cure for the malady yet.

"We are not denouncing them (cultivator), we are trying to say that there is no home grown cure up 'til now for HIV. On the off chance that you need to take them it's dependent upon you. In any case, at that point take your against retroviral solution," she said.

She said the exercises of the G.ay people group – the key populace – are to be faulted for the sharp increment in HIV disease.

A huge extent of the new HIV/AIDS cases were pregnant ladies, the report likewise uncovered.

In the mean time Nigeria had the second biggest HIV scourge in 2016, with more than 196,000 young people speaking to 10 for each penny of the worldwide weight said to live with HIV/AIDS, as indicated by a World Health Report.

The report was given by Mrs Esther Samuel, The Chief Matron, Lagos State Ministry of Health, at a program by a Non-legislative Organization (NGO) Lisa Demi Project, in Lagos.

Helps SYMBOL Newsmen report that Lisa Demi Project, started in the U.K., looks for address the $exual medical problems through Talks, Counseling and Entertainment among others.

The program, held at the Teslim Balogun Stadium Surulere, Lagos on Thursday, and title " Let's Talk about Our $exual Health'', is focused at adolescents between the ages 14 to 24.

Talking on the threats of over the top $exual exercises among the adolescents, Samuel said the insights from the wellbeing division remained a worry.

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