Connect with us


Yuletide: Avoid unsafe sexual behavior to prevent HIV, STIs – NACA



According to the Director General of National Agency for Control of Aids (NACA), Dr Gambo Aliyu, engaging in unsafe and unclean sexual activities can significantly heighten the risk of HIV and other STIs transmission.

He said, “The holiday season is a time of joy and celebration, and as we come together with our loved ones, it is paramount that we prioritise our health and well-being.

“As we celebrate this festive season, let us make responsible choices in our intimate lives. By adopting and advocating for responsible sexual practices, we can collectively contribute to a healthier and happier community. “Abstinence, maintaining faithfulness to your partner, and consistently using condoms are among the most effective measures to prevent the transmission of these infections.”

Dr Aliyu restated the agency’s commitment to raising awareness and promoting preventive measures that will safeguard public health.

PUNCH Healthwise reports that NACA is Nigeria’s primary agency responsible for the coordination and control of HIV/AIDS programmes with the mission to lead the national response to HIV/AIDS by providing strategic direction, support, and coordination to all stakeholders involved in HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, care, and support efforts.

For Diaspora Digital Media Updates click on Whatsapp, or Telegram. For eyewitness accounts/ reports/ articles, write to: Follow us on X (Fomerly Twitter) or Facebook

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.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

Latest Updates

Pres. Tinubu signs Law establishing South East Development Commission

Musk weeps as son transitions to transgender

Dakore denies affair with Akpabio, initiates legal action

Baby factory: Police rescue 10 pregnant women in Akwa Ibom

Ondo lawyer stabbed to near-death for handling divorce case

Landslide death toll in Ethiopia rises to 146

Police force to undertake reconstruction of dilapidated barracks

Asake prepares for second sold-out O2 Arena show

Water Company MD to receive Fellowship Award from Nigerian Society of Engineers

Sabotaging Dangote Refinery by Tinubu Government Dangerous to Nigerian Economy

Subscribe to DDM Newsletter for Latest News