90% of Lagos Residents Will Know Their HIV Status By 2020 | TheCable

The Lagos state HIV/AIDS control agency says 90 percent of Lagos residents should know their HIV status by 2020.

Th agency said this at a HIV intervention programme for motorcycle owners and riders association.

“We are now penetrating the informal sector which includes tricycle and motorcycle riders, market women and men with many wives and those who are more prone to other unhealthy sexual habits,” said Oluseyi Temowo, chief executive officer of the agency.

Temowo emphasised the importance of knowing one’s HIV status and promised that the agency will make concerted efforts to stop the discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS.

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