42,000 youth living with HIV in Ghana – Report

According to the Ghana Aids Commission, a large increase in new HIV infections among young people is due to a drop in HIV understanding.

Dr. Fred Nana Poku, Director of Technical Service, said the commission plans to conduct organized campaigns by reengaging the various media companies.

The figures have been attributed to a lack of promotional initiatives and financial support.
According to the commission’s 2019 surveillance report, the Eastern Region has the third-highest frequency of 2.07 behind the Bono and Greater Accra Regions.

Aside from structured initiatives, the commission is pushing groups and people to spread abstinence and condom usage education, both of which are critical preventive measures in the fight against the illness.

He warned the audience that HIV is still a menace and that people should avoid unprotected sex to avoid catching the infection.

As part of plans to ensure the number of infections reduces, the commission intends to push education and launch an HIV AIDS FUND to enable them to undertake their planned projects.

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Source: 3news.com
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