Thursday, October 20, 2016

94,000 Pregnant Women HIV Positive In Zamfara – USAID  

This is SERIOUS. No fewer than 94,141 pregnant women are said to be HIV/AIDS positive in Zamfara. A United States Agency for International Aids (USAID) funded programme said this through Management Services for Health Organisation, the USAID Prevention and Organisational Systems-AIDS Care and Treatment (PRO-ACT).

The team leader of the organisation, Aminu Sarki, spoke at the end of a seven-year treatment and support rolling plan for those living with HIV in the state in Gusau on Thursday.

Mr. Sarki said more than 500 women living with HIV received anti-retroviral drugs in the state during the period.

He said 4,436 persons living with HIV in the state were cared for by his organisation.

He explained that the project was aimed at strengthening the capacity of the country’s public, private and community sectors for sustainable HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis prevention, control, care and treatment within the health system.

He said his organisation had succeeded in providing services at four comprehensive care and treatment sites as well as trained health personnel in 19 Management Sciences for Health (MSH) supported facilities in injection, safety and waste management.

He said as the project was winding up in the state by November, there was need for the state government to takeover and continue in order to eliminate HIV in the state.


  1. Yes na. ....u marry an innocent woman nd nxt two years u tell her u want to marry another woman. Within 5/6 years ua already fucking out of those 4 wives may not be faithful to her husband. She'll go out and contact hiv nd come home to pass it to her husband who in turn passes it to his wives. And most times even after marrying 4 wives these men still keep flings outside. I keep telling people THE DEADLIEST THINGS THAT CAN EVER HAPPEN TO ANYONE IS HAVING AN UNFAITHFUL SPOUSE . IT'S AS DEADLY AS THE WORD 'DEADLY '

  2. Unprotected sex never happens there

  3. this is serious, i pray God's intervention

  4. this is serious, i pray God's intervention