Pics_Art_07_12_11_48_27

2,131 pregnant women test positive to HIV in Lagos.

The Lagos state commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, has disclosed that no fewer than 1,131 pregnant women have been tested positive to the dreaded and incurable HIV disease.

Speaking at a ministerial news conference in Alausa, Lagos state, Idris disclosed that in the last one year, 38,791 pregnant women were tested for HIV, out of which 1,131 of them tested positive. He said the test was carried out from the money received from Global Fund to tackle HIV issues in the state.

Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *