MRS BUHARI RECEIVES DONATION OF DUAL RAPID TEST KITS FOR HIV AND HEPATITIS

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Following the continued intervention initiative of the Wife Of The President in Health and women related concerns, Mrs Aisha Buhari receives a donation of ten thousand dual rapid test kids for the diagnosis of HIV and Syphilis from Alere healthcare organization to help mitigate complexities associated with the ailments .
The test kits will be used to screen pregnant women to know their status for appropriate therapies that will eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV ,syphilis and infant mortality .

At the ceremony Mrs Aisha Buhari said the donation will reduce the associated burden of search for cure of those ailments that pose a threat to the livelihood of women and children who are most vulnerable in the society .

She said her programme FUTURE ASSURED initiative will ensure appropriate utilization among beneficiaries while implementing agencies will be monitored and articulated for further action to improve the well being of women and children in the society .

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Following the continued intervention initiative of the Wife Of The President in Health and women related concerns , Mrs Aisha Buhari receives a donation of ten thousand dual rapid test kids for the diagnosis of HIV and Syphilis from Alere healthcare organization to help mitigate complexities associated with the ailments .
The test kits will be used to screen pregnant women to know their status for appropriate therapies that will eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV ,syphilis and infant mortality .

At the ceremony Mrs Aisha Buhari said the donation will reduce the associated burden of search for cure of those ailments that pose a threat to the livelihood of women and children who are most vulnerable in the society .

She said her programme FUTURE ASSURED initiative will ensure appropriate utilization among beneficiaries while implementing agencies will be monitored and articulated for further action to improve the well being of women and children in the society .
The wife of the President commended the organization for donating the facility which will help In various ways to enhance the health status of Nigerians .
Earlier ,the Minister of Health Professor Isaac Adewole said the Donation was timely considering the passion of the Wife of the President for good Health of Mothers and children in the country .
Professor Isaac Adewole said that Government was making efforts to scale up the momentum of dual elimination of HIV and Syphilis but expressed appreciation to the office of African first ladies for paying attention to the plight of mothers and children in conjunction with other stakeholders .

In her remarks,the Alere Healthcare Regional Director for West Africa Mrs Josephine Chukwuemeka said their mission was to reach an additional 500,000 pregnant women,infants ,adolescents and other vulnerable groups with screening and prevention services .