SACA Inaugurates Edo Media Information Dissemination Committee.

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SACA Inaugurates Edo Media Information Dissemination Committee.

In the quest to create awareness capable of reducing to the barest minimum the spread of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria society, the south south Coordinator of National Agency for the Control of Aids NACA Dr Uduak Daniel , has inaugurated the Edo Media advocacy committee in Benin City, Edo State capital.

In his speech, he urged journalists to support NACA in information dissemination to members of the public as it affects HIV/AIDS as well as create the much needed awareness for attitudinal change amongst members of the the Edo society and Nigeria at large.

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Dr Uduak charged the committee made up of professional media personnel, to make best use of the tools and medium available at their disposal.

In a lecture, Edo SACA coordinator , Mr Oguta Amidu, revealed that the South-South states of Nigeria, have the highest Prevalence of HIV/AIDS with Edo State having 1.9 percent

He added that with the coming of board of journalists, there is hope that the situation will be brought under control

The newly Inaugurated HIV Response Advocacy team , is drawn from the Print and electronic Media.

Source: By Peace Iguehiduwa Agbonghae SACA/ EDO MEDIA

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