Suara.com – Authorities in Nigeria on Thursday (11/25/2021) reported that more than 150,000 children in the country were living with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, or had HIV. According to the website of the Anadolu news agency, Gambo Aliyu, head of the National AIDS Agency (NACA), the West African country has made significant progress over the past few years in the fight against HIV/AIDS. However, he said that only 80,000 children out of 150,000 receive routine care. Nearly 1.8 million people in the country are living with HIV, with 90 percent of them knowing their HIV status and 96 percent on treatment, he added. Also Read: Cause of Death of Nigerian Citizen Kingsley Chukwuebuka in Detention Center Not Known NACA will continue to campaign against HIV/AIDS and Aliyu asks the public to get tested for the virus. (Source: Anadolu news agency) .



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