Health minister Ehanire renews call to end HIV/AIDS by 2030

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has called for renewed commitment to end the spread of HIV and AIDS by the year 2030.

He made the call at a news conference in Abuja on Thursday, ahead of the commemoration of the December 1, 2022 World AIDS Day (WAD).

TheWorld AIDS Day is an international day annually celebrated to raise awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection and mourning those who died of the

disease.

It is observed by UN member states to render an account on HIV response status and plan for the upcoming year.

The day was first observed in 1988 to unite and work toward ending the spread of the scourge. The theme of the 2022 World AIDS Day is: Equalise to End AIDS: Equal Access to Treatment and Prevention Services.

The health minister, therefore, urged governments at all levels, especially state governments, to step up action in the fight against HIV.

Represented at the news conference by Dr Akudo Ikpeazu,…

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