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Saturday, 17 March 2018

AISHA BUHARI, FIRST LADY BECOMES UNAIDS SPECIAL AMBASSADOR

The Joint UN Programme on HIV and AIDS has appointed wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, as UNAIDS Special Ambassador for the Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Promotion of Treatment for Children living with HIV in Nigeria.
Mr. Charles-Martin Jjuuko, Communications and Global Outreach Officer, UNAIDS Nigeria disclosed this in a statement issued on Saturday in Abuja.
According to him, Executive Director and Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, Michel Sidibé, will approve the official appointment to Aisha Buhari on Monday, March 19, in Abuja.
Aisha Buhari in her new role will advocate for increased access to antenatal care services, HIV testing for all pregnant women and their linkage to adequate care.

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