In Nigeria, private organizations, including the media, are heeding the call to take ownership of the HIV and AIDS response. Rivers state radio station Cool/Wazobia FM/Nigeria Info has shown commitment to the cause, signing a deal in July 2016 to provide HIV-related programming over the next two years. The memorandum of understanding—worth over 19 million […]

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As part of events marking the 2014 World AIDS Day (WAD) celebrations today (Monday, December 1, 2014), the Rivers State Agency for the Control of AIDS (RIVSACA), has called on stakeholders across the state to focus on two key areas in the fight against the HIV/AIDS pandemic. The Executive Director of RIVSACA, Dr. Chimezie Okeh, […]

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By George Onah Port Harcourt— No fewer than 4,746 people, who are HIV positive in Ogoni area of Rivers State, have been registered by the Rivers State Agency on the Control of HIV\AIDS, RIVSACA, at the resource centre in Bori General Hospital, Khana Local Government Area. Of this number, 99 are children. Vanguard gathered that […]

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