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HIV/AIDS: NAIIS Completes Survey In 16 States

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The Nigeria HIV and AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey, NAIIS says it has completed the ongoing HIV and AIDS survey in 16 states.

NAIIS’s Director in charge of Advocacy, Communication and Social Mobilisation, Adebobola Bashorun, said this in Abuja.

Bashorun noted that three states each in four geo-graphical zones and two states each in two other geo-graphical zones in the country had been completed.
The Federal Government launched the National AIDS survey on June 28, to determine the true distribution of HIV and AIDS, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C in the country.

From the North East, Bauchi, Gombe and Adamawa states had been completed with 82 per cent, 88 per cent and 86 per cent total response rate, while data cleaning was ongoing in Taraba.

In Kaduna, Kano and Jigawa had been completed in the North West with 71 per cent, 86 per cent and 89 per cent response rate recorded, while data cleaning was ongoing in Sokoto among others.

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