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UNAIDS’ Dr. Chipimo wants inclusion to reduce HIV/AIDS

Jos Garneo Cephas Sr.
United Nations AIDS (UNAIDS) Country Director, Mariam Chipimo
United Nations AIDS (UNAIDS) Country Director, Mariam Chipimo

MONROVIA, LIBERIA – The United Nations AIDS (UNAIDS) Country Director, Mariam Chipimo, want government reduce the prevalent rate of People affected and Living With HIV/AIDS.

Dr. Chipimo said: “Stakeholders must response to the need of People Living HIV/AIDS, to help fill the gaps, or failure can cause people who are positive to infect others."

She spoke Friday, September 27, 2019 at a Community Treatment Observatory Agency Advocacy Engagement Forum held in Monrovia, under the Liberia Network of Persons Affected by and Living With HIV and other partners responsible to consolidate community response to treatment.

The gathering was intended to review findings from a three –year Global Fund funded project to fight AIDS Tuberculosis and Malaria from January 2017 – December 2019,    to help prepare for West Africa Community Treatment of HIV.

Dr.  Chipimo, used the occasion to remind Government that by now Liberia has a big gap of 26,000 people affected with HIV/AIDS, out of which 13,000   are mainly women on treatment. 
The gathering brought together persons affected and living with HIV, including partners.

 


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