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HIV prevalence rate stabilized in Ghana

Dr. Fred Nana Poku, Technical Manager of the Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) have given the general overview of the national response to HIV and AIDS in Ghana, Dr. Poku said the national HIV prevalence had stabilized at 1.5 per cent in 2010 and declined further in 2011 and 2012 to 1.3 percent. He said the 2012 sentinel surveillance report showed a reduction in national adult HIV prevalence from 3.6 in 2003 to 1.37 percent in 2012.Listing some of the challenges facing the programmes of GAC, Dr. Poku mentioned low condom use during higher-risk sexual intercourse, low uptake of HIV » Read More

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