UNAIDS appoints Aisha Buhari as Special Ambassador for the Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV
The Joint UN Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) has appointed Wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari as UNAIDS Special Ambassador for the Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Promotion of Treatment for Children living with HIV in Nigeria, Vanguard reports.
Mr Charles-Martin Jjuuko, Communications and Global Outreach Officer, UNAIDS Nigeria made this known in a statement issued on Saturday in Abuja.
He said the appointment to Wife of the President was in recognition of her passion in the advocacy for the rights of vulnerable women and girls in the country.
Jjuuko, however, noted that in her new role, Aisha Buhari will advocate for increased access to antenatal care services, HIV testing for all pregnant women and their linkage to adequate care.