Kano to receive five year support on HIV-AIDS

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

The Permanent Secretary, Kano State Ministry of Health, Alhaji Usman Bala has reiterated the state’s commitment in the control of HIV/AIDS

The Permanent Secretary made the disclosure while receiving a delegation from the United States Agency for international Development (USAID).

The USAID delegation was in Kano to support the state in collaboration with the chemonics and Institute for Human Virology of Nigeria (IHVN).

Kano state and Institute for Human Virology of Nigeria (IHVN) anticipated a five year grant for comprehensive, care and treatment of people living with HIV/AIDS in the state.

The leader of the delegation, Dr. Clouds expressed satisfaction with the level of commitment, stressing that they will support Kano and Bauchi states in the North in the area of data collection and evaluation.

Also, speaking at the occasion the Director-General if the State Agency for the Control of Aids (SACA), Dr. Sabitu Y. Shuaibu Shanono appealed to USAID to provide additional support especially staff training.

 

Khadijah Aliyu