Preliminary Activities on HIV-AIDS Funds (HAF)-2 Grant

HIV prevalence rate among the adult population in Nigeria is high with an estimated 3.3 million people infected with the virus within 15-49 age bracket (2012 est.)

Gede Foundation is contributing to the reduction of HIV infection in the South West Zone of Nigeria though HIV prevention activities among adults in Ibadan West and North of Oyo State. Advocacy and familiarization tours carried out recently in two LGAs were aimed at preparing the community to support the implementation ofHAF-2 activities.

In partnership with the Federation of Muslim Women Association of Nigeria (FOMWAN) and Oyo State Agency for the Control of AIDS, a total of 3,000 adults are expected to be reached with minimum prevention package intervention (MPPI) in the two LGAs before the end of 2015.
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